# Weight Conversions (Standard Units)

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## Interactive Math Lesson - Weight Conversions with Standard Units

Your fifth grade students will practice converting weight measurements with standard units in this interactive math game from iKnowIt.com. Here are the math skills your students will work on as they go through the online math lesson:

• Solve word problems involving the conversion of weight measurements using standard units.
• Convert ounces to pounds. Convert pounds to ounces.
• Convert tons to pounds. Convert pounds to tons.
• Choose the symbol (greater than, less than, or equal to) that makes the number sentence true.
• Complete the table of standard weight conversions.

Students will answer fill-in-the-blank questions and drag-and-drop questions throughout the math activity.

Lots of handy features are built into I Know It math lessons to help your students make the most out of each math practice session. Here are a few of them:

• Hint Button – Students can click on the hint button when they get stuck on a math problem. The hint shows a written or pictorial clue that will prompt students with the first step or two needed to solve the math problem without giving away the answer. For example, "To convert from ounces to pounds, divide by 16," and so on.
• Explanation Page – When students get an answer wrong, a detailed explanation page pops up on the practice screen. It shows them the right answer accompanied by an easy-to-understand explanation. The explanation page is designed to help students better understand the math topic they are practicing and learn from mistakes as they progress through the activity.
• Progress-Tracker – Students can check out the progress-tracker in the upper-right corner of their practice screen to see how many questions they have answered so far out of the total number of questions in the math activity.
• Score-Tracker – Students can take a look at the score-tracker beneath the progress-tracker to view how many points they have obtained for correct responses.
• Read-Aloud Feature – Students can click on the speaker icon in the upper-left corner of the practice screen to hear the math question read out loud to them in a clear voice. This feature is a great resource for ESL/ELL students and children who are auditory processors.

All of these features have been thoughtfully designed to meet your students' learning needs as they work through their math lessons, including this fifth grade measurement activity

## Interactive Measurement Practice Your Fifth Grade Class Will Love

Looking for a fun, educational math game that will help your students build confidence and proficiency with basic weight measurements in standard units? iKnowIt.com has you covered! Whether you are an elementary math teacher, homeschool educator, or school administrator, we're confident you will love using the I Know It online math program with your students. When you use I Know It alongside your comprehensive elementary math curriculum, you equip your students with engaging math practice that will delight, inspire, and build foundational math skills along the way. Here are a few highlights of our program from an educator's perspective:

• Flexible and easy-to-use administrative features give you complete control over your class's math practice experience
• Hundreds of math lessons to choose from, ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade level
• Math lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards and written by accredited elementary math teachers like you…and much more!

Students, too, love using the I Know It math program to practice their math skills. Check out a few favorite features of I Know It from a student's perspective:

• Adorable, animated characters that dance around or do a clever trick every time students solve a math problem correctly
• Kid-approved, age-appropriate emojis that pop up on the math practice screen when students submit an answer to a math problem
• Plenty of positive feedback that motivates students to "Try again!" when they make mistakes…and more!

We hope you and your fifth grade class will have fun trying out this measurement activity featuring weight conversions with standard units! Be sure to check out the hundreds of other grade 5 math lessons we have available on our website as well.

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Sign up for a free thirty-day trial and try out this fifth grade measurement game, as well as any math activity on our website, at no cost for a full thirty days! We're sure you and your students will love experiencing the difference interactive math practice can make. In fact, when your free trial ends, we hope you won't hesitate to join the I Know It community as a member so you can continue to enjoy our interactive math program for a full calendar year. I Know It offers membership options for families, individual teachers, schools, and school districts. Visit our membership information page for details: https://www.iknowit.com/order.html.

Your I Know It membership gives you unlimited access to the program's extensive administrative features. Your administrator account gives you complete control over your class's math practice experience by helping you:

• Create a class roster and add your students to it
• Assign a class code, as well as unique usernames and passwords for all of your students
• Give specific math lesson assignments to different students
• Change basic math lesson settings, such as limiting the number of hints available per lesson and turning the animated characters on or off at any time
• Print, download, and email student progress reports
• View detailed student reports and class statistics…and much more!

Your students will log into iKnowIt.com using the unique login credentials you have assigned to them. From the homepage, students can quickly find and launch the math activities you have assigned to them for practice. If you choose to give your students permission through your administrator settings, they can also explore other math lessons at their grade level and beyond for extra practice or an added challenge. Grade levels in I Know It are designated by letter instead of number (i.e., "Level E" for fifth grade), making it easy for you to assign math lessons based on each child's needs and skill level.

## Level

This online math lesson is classified as Level E. It may be ideal for a fifth grade class.

## Common Core Standard

5.MD.1, MA.4.M.1.2, MA.5.M.1.1, 5.7A
Measurement And Data

Convert Like Measurement Units Within A Given Measurement System.
Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.

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