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# Measurement Units Customary & Metric Systems Math Vocabulary Measurement M5.A & M5.B Aligning with Pennsylvania Department of Education Assessment Anchors.

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Measurement Units Customary & Metric Systems Math Vocabulary Measurement M5.A & M5.B Aligning with Pennsylvania Department of Education Assessment Anchors and enVision Math Textbook Measurement Topic 14 ©2011 Caryn Dingman www.mrsdingman.com

2 units of capacity customary or standard system Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * units usually measure a liquid * units measure how full something is * customary capacity units to know: cup abbreviation “c” pint abbreviation “pt” quart abbreviation “qt” gallon abbreviation “gal”

3 converting customary units of capacity Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * use multiplication or division * “convert” or “conversion” changes one unit into another unit * customary capacity conversions to know: 2 cups = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 4 cups = 1 quart 4 quarts = 1 gallon

4 units of customary capacity converting help Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * help to remember customary capacity conversions:

5 units of capacity metric system Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * metric capacity units to know: liter abbreviation “L” milliliter abbreviation “mL” * units measure how full something is * units usually measure a liquid

6 converting metric units of capacity Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * use multiplication or division * “convert” or “conversion” changes one unit into another unit * metric capacity conversion to know: 1 liter = 1,000 milliliters

7 units of mass customary or standard system Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * units measure how heavy something is * customary mass units to know: ounce abbreviation “oz” pound abbreviation “lb” ton abbreviation “T”

8 converting customary units of mass Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * use multiplication or division * “convert” or “conversion” changes one unit into another unit * customary mass conversions to know: 16 ounces = 1 pound 2,000 pounds = 1 ton

9 units of mass metric system Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * units measure how heavy something is * metric mass units to know: milligram abbreviation “mg” gram abbreviation “g” kilogram abbreviation “kg”

10 converting metric units of mass Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * use multiplication or division * “convert” or “conversion” changes one unit into another unit * metric mass conversions to know: 1,000 milligrams = 1 gram 1,000 grams = 1 kilogram connect to what I know: 1 kilogram is about 2 pounds 1 gram is about the weight of 1 paperclip

11 units of length customary or standard system Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * units measure how long or how wide something is * customary length units to know: inch abbreviation “in.” foot abbreviation “ft” yard abbreviation “yd”

12 converting customary units of length Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * use multiplication or division * “convert” or “conversion” changes one unit into another unit * customary length conversions to know: 12 inches = 1 foot 3 feet = 1 yard

13 units of length metric system Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * units measure how long or how wide something is * metric length units to know: millimeter abbreviation “mm” centimeter abbreviation “cm” meter abbreviation “m” kilometer abbreviation “km”

14 converting metric units of length Measurement Units enVision Topic 14 PA Assessment Anchor M5.A & M5.B * use multiplication or division * “convert” or “conversion” changes one unit into another unit * metric length conversions to know: 10 millimeters = 1 centimeter 1,000 millimeters = 1 meter 100 centimeters = 1 meter 1,000 meters = 1 kilometer

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