UNIT 1: LENGTH  CUSTOMARY SYSTEM
Lesson 1.1  Length
 Length and distance
 The ruler
 Customary length units: inch, foot, yard, mile
 Abbreviations for customary length units
Lesson 1.2  Perimeter
 Perimeter of straightsided shapes
 Perimeter of curved shapes
Lesson 1.3  Length Estimation
 Estimating lengths with fingers, hands, feet, and strides
Lesson 1.4  Selection of Units
 How to select appropriate customary length units
Lesson 1.5  Changing Measurement Units
 Comparing lengths with the same units of measurement
 Changing between customary length units
 Conversion factors for customary length units
UNIT 2: LENGTH  METRIC SYSTEM
Lesson 2.1  Length
 The meaning of metric prefixes: kilo, centi, milli
 Use of base ten for metric units
 The metric ruler
 Metric length units: kilometer, meter, centimeter, millimeter
 Abbreviations for metric length units
Lesson 2.2  Perimeter
 Perimeter of straightsided shapes
 Perimeter of curved shapes
Lesson 2.3  Length Estimation
 Estimating lengths with fingers, hands, and strides
Lesson 2.4  Selection of Units
 How to select appropriate metric length units
Lesson 2.5  Changing Measurement Units
 Comparing lengths with the same units of measurement
 Changing between metric length units
 Multiplying and dividing by base ten to change metric length units
Lesson 2.6  Converting Between Metric & Customary Systems
 Multiplying by conversion factors to convert customary length units to metric length units
 Multiplying by conversion factors to convert metric length units to customary length units
 Using reciprocals of conversion factors to convert between customary and length measurement units
UNIT 3: AREA  CUSTOMARY SYSTEM
Lesson 3.1  Area
 Area concept
 Using grids for area measurement
 Customary area units: square inches, square feet, square yards, square miles
 Abbreviation for customary square units
Lesson 3.2  Area Calculation
 Calculating area by multiplying length by width
Lesson 3.3  Area Estimation
 Using grids and map scales to estimate area
 Calculating area with estimated lengths and widths
Lesson 3.4  Selection of Units
 Selecting appropriate customary area units
UNIT 4: AREA  METRIC SYSTEM
Lesson 4.1  Area
 Metric area units: square millimeter, square centimeter, square meter, square kilometer
 Abbreviations for metric square units
Lesson 4.2  Area Calculation
 Calculating area by multiplying length by width
Lesson 4.3  Area Estimation
 Using grids and map scales to estimate area
 Calculating area with estimated lengths and widths
Lesson 4.4  Selection of Units
 Selecting appropriate metric area units
UNIT 5: VOLUME  CUSTOMARY SYSTEM
Lesson 5.1  Capacity Units
 Cubic units
 Calculating cubic volume by multiplying length by width by height
 Liquid capacity units
 Dry capacity units
 Customary liquid and dry capacity units: ounce, cup, pint, quart, gallon
 Abbreviations for customary capacity units
Lesson 5.2  Cubic Units
 Cubic units for fixed shapes
 Customary cubic units: cubic inch, cubic foot, cubic yard, cubic mile
 Abbreviations for customary cubic units
Lesson 5.3  Volume Estimation
 Estimating the volume of a rectangular prism by estimating the length of width, length and height and multiplying those lengths
Lesson 5.4  Selection of Units
 Selecting appropriate customary capacity units
 Selecting appropriate customary cubic units
Lesson 5.5  Changing Measurement Units
 Changing customary capacity units
 Changing customary cubic units
 Multiplying conversion factors to convert large units to small units
 Dividing by conversion factors to change small units to large units

UNIT 6: VOLUME  METRIC SYSTEM
Lesson 6.1  Capacity Units
 Metric capacity units: milliliter, liter, kiloliter, centiliter
 Liter size compared cubic metric measurement: 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm
 Milliliter size compared to metric cubic measurement: 1 cm x 1 cm x 1 cm
 kilometer size compared to cubic metric measurement: 1 m x 1 m x 1 m
 centiliter size compared to cubic metric measurement: 1 cm x 1 cm x 10 cm
 Abbreviations for metric capacity units
Lesson 6.2  Cubic Units
 Calculating cubic volume by multiplying length by width by height
 Metric cubic units: cubic millimeters, cubic centimeters, cubic meters, cubic kilometers
 Abbreviations for metric cubic units
Lesson 6.3  Volume Estimation
 Estimating the volume of a rectangular prism by estimating the length of width, length and height and multiplying those lengths
Lesson 6.4  Selection of Units
 Selecting appropriate metric capacity units
 Selecting appropriate metric cubic units
Lesson 6.5  Changing Measurement Units
 Changing metric capacity units
 Changing metric cubic units
 Multiplying conversion factors to convert large units to small units
 Dividing by conversion factors to change small units to large units
 Converting cubic meters to cubic centimeters by multiplying by 1 million
 Converting cubic centimeters to cubic millimeters by multiplying by 1000
Lesson 6.6  Converting Between Metric & Customary Systems
 Multiplying by conversion factors to convert customary capacity units to metric capacity units
 Multiplying by conversion factors to convert customary cubic units to metric cubic units
 Multiplying by conversion factors to convert metric capacity units to customary capacity units
 Multiplying by conversion factors to convert metric cubic units to customary cubic units
 Using reciprocals of conversion factors to convert between customary and capacity measurement units
 Using reciprocals of conversion factors to convert between customary and capacity measurement units
 Approximate conversions between quarts and liters
UNIT 7: TIME
Lesson 7.1  Telling Time
 The analog clock
 Reading the analog clock
 AM and PM
 Time measurement units: second, minute, hour, day, month, year
 Abbreviations for time measurement units
Lesson 7.2  Calculating Time
 Calculating difference or change in hours and minutes
Lesson 7.3  The 24Hour Clock
 24hour time or military time
 Comparing 24hour time to regular time
Lesson 7.4  Standard Date
 Using numbers and slashes to express dates
 Standard dates using month/day/year or day/month/year
UNIT 8: TEMPERATURE
Lesson 8.1  Fahrenheit Scale
 Measuring temperature by degrees
 Fahrenheit temperature scale
 Negative temperatures
 Conditions at different Fahrenheit temperatures
 The thermometer and how it measures temperature
 The meaning of freezing point
 The meaning of boiling point
 Recording Fahrenheit temperatures with degree symbol and abbreviation for Fahrenheit
Lesson 8.2  Celsius Scale
 Celsius temperature scale
 Conditions at different Celsius temperatures
 Freezing point and boiling point on the Celsius scale
 Recording Celsius temperatures with degree symbol and abbreviation for Celsius
Lesson 8.3  Fahrenheit to Celsius Conversion
 Formula for changing Fahrenheit degrees to Celsius degrees
 Short cut approximate conversion from Fahrenheit degrees to Celsius degrees
 Conversions with negative temperatures
Lesson 8.4  Celsius to Fahrenheit Conversion
 Formula for changing Celsius degrees to Fahrenheit degrees
 Short cut approximate conversion from Celsius degrees to Fahrenheit degrees
 Conversion with negative temperatures
APPENDICIES
 Appendix A  Glossary
 Appendix B  Customary System Units
 Appendix C  Metric Prefixes and Units
 Appendix D  Conversion Factors
 Appendix E  Decimal Arithmetic
