Cubic Units


With our Cubic Units lesson plan, students learn what cubic units are and how they are used. Students practice working with cubic units and answer questions about why cubic units are important and how they are defined.

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Our Cubic Units lesson plan teaches students about cubic units, including what they are and how they are used in mathematics and in real life. During this lesson, students are asked to name the three dimensions of a unit cube, draw a unit cube, and answer questions about unit cubes in order to demonstrate their understanding of the lesson material. Students are also asked to explain why it is important to use a standard unit to measure volume.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to understand that a unit cube has measurements of 1 unit for side lengths and one cubic unit is used to measure volume.

State Educational Standards: LB.Math.Content.5.MD.C.3.A

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5th Grade