**Measurement (cup, pt, qt, gal)**

JoAnn Campbell Leslie Lewis School

1431 N. Leamington

Chicago, IL 60651

312-804-3060

**Objective**:

Fifth grade students will be able to rename measurements with cups, pints,

quarts, and gallons and to choose appropriate units of capacity.

**Materials needed**:

Materials needed are per group.

Two 8-oz cups Two 1-pt cartons

Four 1-qt containers One 1-gal jug filled with water

Optional: funnel for easy pouring

**Strategy**:

Divide the class into small groups and provide them with a lab sheet like the

one below. Have each group fill out a lab sheet.

Capacity Lab Sheet

1. Pour 4 quarts from the gallon.

Q. How many quarts make a gallon?

A.

2. Pour 1 quart into the pint containers.

Q. How many pints make a quart?

A.

3. Pour 1 pint into the cups.

Q. How many cups make a pint?

A.

Additional questions:

How many cups are there in 1 quart?

How many pints are there in 1 gallon?

How many cups are there in 4 pints?

*NOTE: To rename larger units with smaller units, you can multiply.

To rename smaller units with larger units, you can divide.

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