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US Customary and Metric Capacity Unit

Fourth and Ten
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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27 pages
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A capacity unit that introduces US customary and metric units of measurements developed for first to third grade.
Customary Capacity Activities:
Templates to create Gallon Guy/Gallon Girl for students to use when converting liquid measurements.
Brainstorming sheet for students to brainstorm items measured in cups, pints, quarts and gallons.
6 pages of converting customary liquids practice. For example: How many cups are in two quarts.
Sheet where students select the best capacity measurement for a given picture using cups, pints, quarts and gallons.

Metric Activities:
Metric Capacity Anchor Chart
Metric Capacity Flip Book: Students brainstorm items measured in liters and milliliters.
How Much Does It Hold Sheet: Students determine if a container holds more than or less than one liter.
Metric Capacity Sort: Students sort items by the unit they should be measured with.
Exploring Metric Capacity: Students chose the appropriate unit of measure for a given picture
Metric Capacity Three in a Row: Review game where students spin a spinner and identify an item on their game board that is measured in liters or milliliters, depending on their spin. First student with three in a row wins.

Credits page.
Total Pages
27 pages
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