Module 9 - Math 4B - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module students will learn about units of volume and will learn about how to convert from one unit of volume to another. They will learn about solving problems that involve volume. Students will learn about units of time and how to compare them. They will learn about finding elapsed time to solve word problems. Students will learn about solving problems with time conversions. Students will learn about solving problems with time and distance. Students will learn about units of money and how to convert from one unit to another. Students will learn about solving word problems that involve money. They will will learn about estimating money to solve problems. They will learn about how monetary amounts can be written as fractions.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Liters and Milliliters Liquid measuring cup
2 Volume Conversions Math Notebook
3 Solving Problems About Volume Math Notebook
4 What is Time? Math Notebook
5 Solving Elapsed Time Problems Math Notebook
6 Solving Problems With Time Conversions Math Notebook
7 Solving Problems With Time and Distance Math Notebook
8 Money Conversions Scissors
9 Solving Problems With Money Math Notebook
10 Estimating With Money Math Notebook
11 Money as Fractions Math Notebook

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Liters and Milliliters
  1. Measure and compare capacity in liters; milliliters; ounces; cups; pints; quarts and gallons.
2 Volume Conversions
  1. Measure and compare capacity in liters; milliliters; ounces; cups; pints; quarts and gallons.
  2. Compare capacities by converting measurements from smaller to larger units and from larger units to smaller units.
3 Solving Problems About Volume
  1. Solve word problems involving liquid volume.
4 What is Time?
  1. Measure and compare time in hours; minutes and seconds.
5 Solving Elapsed Time Problems
  1. Solve word problems involving intervals of time.
6 Solving Problems With Time Conversions
  1. Solve word problems that apply time conversions.
7 Solving Problems With Time and Distance
  1. Solve word problems involving time and distance
8 Money Conversions
  1. express monetary amounts from a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit.
9 Solving Problems With Money
  1. Solve word problems involving money
10 Estimating With Money
  1. Estimate money to solve word problems.
11 Money as Fractions
  1. Using equivalent measurements; solve problems with fractions and decimals

Module Key Words:

Key Words
math
capacity
volume
liters
milliliters
ounces
cups
pints
quarts
gallons
customary
liter
milliliter
cup
ounce
pint
quart
gallon
time
day
hour
minute
second
elapsed time
convert
distance
money
monetary
unit
coin
quarter
dime
nickel
penny
dollar
dollars
cents
tens place
ones place
estimate
round
fraction
denominator
equivalent

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Liters and Milliliters 8 Practice with Liters and Milliliters
2 Volume Conversions 8 Practice Volume Conversions
3 Solving Problems About Volume 6 Practice Solving Volume Problems
4 What is Time? 7 Practice Converting Measures of Time
5 Solving Elapsed Time Problems 9 Practice Solving Problems with Elapsed Time
6 Solving Problems With Time Conversions 6 Practice Solving Problems with Time Conversions
7 Solving Problems With Time and Distance 6 Practice Solving Distance Problems
8 Money Conversions 7 Practice Converting Monetary Units
9 Solving Problems With Money 5 Going Shopping
10 Estimating With Money 7 Practice Estimating
11 Money as Fractions 5 Practice: Writing Money as Fractions


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Liters and Milliliters
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • Get out some measuring cups and have your student practice measuring different liquids using the measuring cups. Have them record what they measured and their measurements in their math notebook.
2 Volume Conversions
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • In their Math notebook have students draw and label the conversion model shown on page 4 of the lesson, be sure to include gallons, quarts, pints and cups.
3 Solving Problems About Volume
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • In their Math notebook have your student create a conversion chart for customary capacity and customary weight from the video on page 4 of the lesson.
4 What is Time?
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • In their math notebook have your student copy the time conversion chart from page 6 of the lesson.
5 Solving Elapsed Time Problems
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • Give your student a couple of elapsed time problems to solve in their Math notebook for extra practice.
6 Solving Problems With Time Conversions
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • Give your student 5 time conversion problems and have them write the answers in their math notebook.
7 Solving Problems With Time and Distance In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
8 Money Conversions
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • Give your student a total amount of change. Have them think of as many different combinations of coins they can think of to equal that amount. They can write their combinations in their math notebook.
9 Solving Problems With Money Create some extra money story problems for your student to solve in their math notebook.
10 Estimating With Money
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • In their math notebook have your student write down the estimation strategies they learned from this lesson.
11 Money as Fractions
  • In this lesson have your student complete the practice activity first before looking at the answer key. Be sure to monitor this. When they check their answers using the key have them circle what they got wrong and talk about why they got it wrong and make corrections.
  • In their math notebook write down 5 different amounts of money and have your student write the amounts in fraction form.

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Liters and Milliliters
  1. What is volume?
Volume Conversions
  1. What are the units of measurement for volume?
Solving Problems About Volume
  1. What are the units of measurement for customary capacity?
What is Time?
  1. What are the units of time?
Solving Elapsed Time Problems
  1. What is elapsed time?
Solving Problems With Time Conversions
  1. How many minutes are in an hour?
  2. How many seconds are in a minute?
  3. How many hours are in 1 day?
Solving Problems With Time and Distance
  1. What is distance?
Money Conversions
  1. What coins are used in the United States?
  2. How much is each type of coin worth?
Solving Problems With Money
  1. What do you always need to remember about the decimal point when adding money?
Estimating With Money
  1. What does it mean to estimate?
Money as Fractions
  1. How can you write money as a fraction?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Liters and Milliliters Volume-Customary and Metric
  1. What is volume?
  2. What are the units of measurement for volume?
  3. How many ounces are in a cup?
  4. How many cups are in a pint?
  5. How many ounces is in a liter?
Liters and Milliliters Measuring Liquids
  1. Why do you have to pour liquids into containers to measure them?
  2. What are the units for volume in the metric system?
  3. What is the symbol for milliliter?
  4. How many milliliters are in a liter?
Volume Conversions Volume-Customary and Metric
  1. What is volume?
  2. What are the units of measurement for volume?
  3. How many ounces are in a cup?
  4. How many cups are in a pint?
  5. How many ounces is in a liter?
Solving Problems About Volume Customary Capacity and Weight
  1. What are units of customary capacity?
  2. What are units of customary weight?
What is Time? What Time?
  1. What measures time?
What is Time? Telling Time
  1. When is it exactly on the hour on a clock?
  2. How many minutes is in a half hour?
  3. How many minutes is in a quarter hour?
  4. What separates the hour from the minutes on a digital clock?
Solving Elapsed Time Problems Subtracting Time
  1. How do the kids in this video figure out the elapsed time?
Solving Problems With Time Conversions Adding Time
  1. What are the steps involved when adding time?
Solving Problems With Time and Distance Using a Diagram to Calculate Total Distance
  1. What is a diagram?
  2. What is distance?
  3. How does using a diagram help you determine distance?
Money Conversions Counting Money
  1. What did people do to purchase things before money existed?
Money Conversions Counting Coins
  1. What coins are used in the United States?
  2. What is the US coin with the lowest value?
  3. What is the smallest coin?
  4. How much is a dime worth?
  5. How much is a quarter worth?
  6. How much is a nickel worth?
Solving Problems With Money Problem Solving with Money
  1. What was the budget for each shopper?
  2. What kinds of balloons did the girl buy with her $10?
Estimating With Money Estimating to Decide If You Can Buy Items
  1. What are some strategies used to estimate if you have enough money to buy the items in this video?
Money as Fractions Decimal Place Value-Dollars
  1. What coin is 1/10 of a dollar?
  2. What does the decimal point separate in money?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level


Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing