Students love practicing metric and customary measurement conversions while playing these math games! Each of these measurement conversion activities are low prep and loved by both students AND teachers. This bundle includes math board games, a differentiated packet of practice spin and answer pages, differentiated shape problems, and matching puzzles for both customary and metric conversions.
In these math station activities, students will review how to convert within the metric system and convert within the customary system all while playing highly engaging math board games, solving puzzles, and completing differentiated problems.
What does this math resource include?
- Directions Page
- Reference Sheet or Easy to Use Guide – Perfect for Parents
- Identifying Real World Sizes of Measurement Units Practice Page
- Metric Measurement Conversion Practice Page
- Customary Measurement Conversion Practice Page
- Word Problems with Measurement Conversions
- Board Game with 41 Metric Problems
- Board Game with 41 Customary Problems
- Recording Sheets for Student Accountability
- Differentiated Spin and Answer Printable Worksheets
- Matching Puzzles with 20 questions for Metric Conversions
- Matching Puzzles with 20 questions for Customary Conversions
- Differentiated Customary Conversion Problems for Teacher Table, Around the Room Activity, or Math Centers
- Differentiated Metric Conversion Problems for Teacher Table, Around the Room Activity, or Math Centers
- Teacher Answer Keys
What’s the best way to use these activities?
- Math Centers or Stations
- Whole Group Practice
- Teacher Table
- Morning Work
- Early Finisher Activities
- Send home to engage students’ families
Tips for Playing Math Games:
- Read the directions to the students and model how to play.
- Be prepared with dice/spinner and game pieces for each player (paperclips, pencil top erasers, pieces from another game, etc.)
- Every student should solve every problem – not just the person who rolls.
- Create groups of 2-4 students. The lower number of students means the more focused students are while playing.
- Remind students that the focus is not playing the game but that’s just an added bonus! The focus should be on practicing math skills.
- Show students how to compare and discuss answers. Did you both get the same answer? If students get different answers, ask them to solve the problem using a different strategy or help coach each other through the problem.
Do your students need math practice? Students will be playing a game and will often forget that they are even practicing math skills! Research shows that challenge-based gamification in the classroom leads to an increase of 34.755% in student performance (ScienceDirect, 2020).
The best part? Your students will quickly learn the instructions to play the board game and will get right to work on playing (and practicing) their math skills. This resource is easy to use and requires very little prep. It’s also printer friendly so you’ll only use black ink!
Supports Common Core Standards:
5.MD.A.1 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
Teachers Like You Say This:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “My students enjoyed it for a quick review. It made things feel less like a worksheet because it was in a game format.”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This resource was incredibly impactful- my students enjoyed it and learned a great deal!”
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