Fifth Grade Measurement and Data

Conversions within measurement systems, volume of solids, real world problems.  Just click on the blue links to display or print pdfs.
Practice Pages
Convert like measurements within a given measurement system - Cluster 1

Standard 5.MD.1:  Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.

Convert Customary Measures

Answers 5.MD.1.a

Conversion Tables

Answers 5.MD.1.b
Represent and interpret data - Cluster 2

Standard 5.MD.2:  Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8).  Use operations on fractions for this grade to solve problems involving information presented in line plots.  For example, given different measurements of liquid in identical beakers, find the amount of liquid each beaker would contain if the total amount in all beakers were redistributed equally.
Simple Fraction Line Plot

Answers 5.MD.2.a

Labeled Line Plot Problem

Answers 5.MD.2.b
Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume and relate volume to multiplication and to addition - Cluster 3

Standard 5.MD.3:   Recognize  volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

Volume Explanation

Answers 5.MD.3.a

Explanation of Unit Cubes

Answers 5.MD.3.b
Standard 5.MD.4:  Measure volume by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised units.
Determine Unit Cubes

Answers 5.MD.4.a

Volume from Dimensions

Answers 5.MD.4.b

Standard 5.MD.5:  Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition and solve real world and mathematical problems involving volume.

Add/Multiply Volume Formulas

Answers 5.MD.5.a

Volume Formulas

Answers 5.MD.5.b