# Lesson 13

Multi-step Measurement Problems with Fractions

### Lesson Purpose

The purpose of this lesson is for students to solve multi-step problems that involve multiplicative comparison and measurement in whole numbers and fractions.

### Lesson Narrative

In earlier lessons, students learned about the relationship between pounds and ounces and solidified their understanding of how hours, minutes, and seconds are related. In this lesson, they apply these insights to solve multi-step problems, including multiplicative comparison problems. The last activity in the lesson is optional and is a complex puzzle involving pounds and ounces.

• Representation
• MLR8

### Learning Goals

Teacher Facing

• Solve multi-step problems that involve multiplicative comparison and measurement with whole numbers and fractions.

### Student Facing

• Let’s solve multi-step measurement problems.

### Required Materials

Materials to Copy

• Info Gap: Noah's School Day (Part 2)

### Required Preparation

Activity 2:

• Create a set of cards from the blackline master for each group of 2.

Building On

Addressing

### Lesson Timeline

 Warm-up 10 min Activity 1 15 min Activity 2 20 min Activity 3 20 min Lesson Synthesis 10 min Cool-down 5 min

### Teacher Reflection Questions

As students shared their ideas today, how did you ensure all students’ voices were heard and valued as an important part of the collective learning?

### Suggested Centers

• Would You Rather? (2–5), Stage 2: Compare to Smaller Units (Addressing)
• Compare (1–5), Stage 3: Multiply within 100 (Supporting)

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