# 5.MD.C.5 Lesson Plans

#### CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.MD.C.5

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"Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition and solve real world and mathematical problems involving volume."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

## Lesson Plans

Volume and a Building
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Volume and a Building
Students will apply the formula V = l × w × h to find the volume for rectangular prisms in the context of solving real-world problems.
Math
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Volume and Rectangular Prisms
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Volume and Rectangular Prisms
Students will find volume for rectangular prisms by applying the formulas V = l × w × h and V = b × h.
Math
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Calculating Volume Using the Formula (L x W x H)
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Calculating Volume Using the Formula (L x W x H)
Students will begin to calculate volume of different rectangular prisms using base ten cubes and then transition to using the formula V = L x W x H. Students will then practice using the legendary fifth grade activity, Cootie Catchers.
Math
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Volume as Additive: Create a Hamster Mansion
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Volume as Additive: Create a Hamster Mansion
Students will practice calculating volume as an additive property by making mock hamster mansions from boxes. Groups will calculate the volume of living space that they designed for their hamster in cm³ and document their work.
Math
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Various Volumes Solution
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Various Volumes Solution
Strengthen your students' understanding of cubic units and volume! They'll solve a realistic problem and explain key ideas about volume. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Volume and a Building.
Math
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