Choose between the task cards or worksheets to challenge your 5th grade students with 40 tasks. These tasks can also be used as math journal prompts by having students glue the problems to their notebooks. These problems cannot be solved with a memorized algorithm. Provide cube manipulatives for engaging, hands-on activities that students can solve and record on the provided recording sheets or their notebooks.
A problem-solving approach to teaching is a great way to keep your students engaged as they problem solve. These task cards can be used to teach the volume standards giving students the chance to explore the key objectives for standards 5. MD.3 5.MD.4, and 5.MD.5. All of these challenging tasks are designed to promote discussion, get students writing about math, and stretch their critical thinking so that they have a deeper understanding of volume.
The tasks make engaging, hands-on activities when you when you provide manipulatives such as linker cubes or the one cm. cubes from base ten blocks to help students successfully solve the problems.
Task cards are a great way for students to practice individually, in pairs and in groups You can use them for warm ups, center work, rotations, early finisher work, or as exit tickets.
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