Grade 5 Math: Use the Measurement System and Fractions to Solve Application Problems 5.MD.1, 5.NF.3
This Mathematics Common Core video features 5th grade students from PS 108 The Sal Abbracciamento School in Brooklyn, NY. This lesson demonstrates standards 5.MD.1: Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system, and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems and 5.NF.3: Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator. Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers. Teacher Ricado Colon asks students to solve application problems in groups and scaffolds his questioning to help students persevere in solving. Students support each other and articulate their reasoning.