Do your students need practice working with partial volume formulas? Give your students conceptual math practice with these fun and engaging Boom Cards and task cards. Your students will practice finding volume by multiplying the area of the base times height while getting immediate feedback. This worksheet alternative is perfect for guided practice, independent practice, and math stations.
Promote conceptual understanding!
Help students understand volume of rectangular prisms with colorful models. These activities are perfect for transitioning students from counting cubes to find the volume to using a volume formula. Students who have a deep understanding of how to find the volume of rectangular prisms do not need to rely on memorizing formulas.
Print or digital? You decide!
Print task cards have been added to give you more flexibility. You get the same great activities either way. This is an ideal activity for math centers or small groups. I assign my class the Boom Cards for independent practice while I use the print task cards to help my struggling students in small groups. Differentiate by selecting the recording sheets that best meet the needs of your students.
- 20 self-checking Boom Cards
- 20 print task cards
- 2 recording sheets
- Answer key
Try these volume of rectangular prisms Boom Cards before you buy!
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This resource was created to support the following 5th-grade math TEKS:
5.6B – determine the volume of a rectangular prism with whole number side lengths in problems related to the number of layers times the number of unit cubes in the area of the base
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What are Boom Cards?
Boom Cards are self-checking digital task cards. The cards are usually randomized so students can play again and again with problems being presented in a different order. Boom Cards are hosted at Boom Learning, but they are easy to assign in your favorite learning management system. You will love how easy they are to use. Your students will love the immediate feedback they receive.
Boom Digital Task Cards can be used for…
- whole group instruction
- mini lessons and warm-ups
- small group instruction
- independent practice
- at-home practice
More About Boom Cards
To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks. For additional assignment options you'll need a premium account. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our premium account. Read here for details:h.
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