New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY-5.MD. Measurement & Data
Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume and relate volume to multiplication and to addition.
NY-5.MD.3. Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.
NY-5.MD.3a. Recognize that a cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.
NY-5.MD.3b. Recognize that a solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.
NY-5.MD.4. Measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in., cubic ft., and improvised units.
NY-5.MD.5. Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition and solve real world and mathematical problems involving volume.