Getting the Job Done—Speed, Work, and Measurement Units

How do you convert from one measurement to another? Pupils use unit rates to convert measurements from one unit to another in the 21st segment in a 29-part series. They convert within the same system to solve length, capacity, weight, and mass problems.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide examples of objects that are given sizes of the units conversion sheet
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should be familiar with the relative sizes between the measurements
  • Memorizing conversion factors is not necessary
Pros

  • Contains conversion tables
  • The examples show the steps in the conversion process
Cons

  • None
Common Core