I took all of the lessons in the Module and created a Smart Notebook lesson and made the printables much neater and easier to read.
In order to explore the process of working with mixed units, Module 2 focuses on length, mass, and capacity in the metric system, where place value serves as a natural guide for moving between larger and smaller units. In Topic A, students review place value concepts while building fluency with decomposing, or converting from larger to smaller units (4.MD.1). They learn the relative sizes of measurement units, building off prior knowledge of grams and kilograms from Grade 3 (3.MD.2) and meters and centimeters from Grade 2 (2.MD.3). Conversions between the units are recorded in a two-column table, beginning in Lesson 1. Recording the unit conversions in a table allows students to notice patterns when converting from a smaller unit to a larger unit (e.g., 200 centimeters is the same as 2 meters because 1 meter is equal to 100 centimeters). Single-step problems involving addition and subtraction of metric units provide an opportunity