Lesson Plan of Addition of Units of Volume

Lesson Plan of Addition of Units of Volume

Subject Mathematics

Grade III

Students` Learning Outcomes

  • Add measures of volume in same units with and without carrying.
  • Solve real life problems involving same units of volume for addition with and without carrying.

Information for Teachers

  • Same units of measurement can be added ;

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      • Liter can be added into liter.

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      • Milliliter can be added into milliliter.

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  • While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult textbook at all steps where and when applicable.

Material / Resources

Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, pointer/stick, two empty bottles of one liter, a tub, textbook


  • How do we measure the capacity of a container?

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  • Which units are used to measure the quantity of milk?

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  • Which is smaller unit of measuring capacity?

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  • Which is the larger unit of measuring capacity?

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Activity 1

  • Describe a situation: A man who buys two milk packs one 250 ml and the other 500 ml. how much milk did he buys?

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Note: point out to the students we have added ml into ml.

  • Only same quantity can be added together, e.g.: ml and ml or l and l.

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Activity 2

  • Ask students to pour the water present in the two l empty bottles into an empty tub and tell what is the volume of the water in the tub?

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Activity 3

  • Ask students to add the following quantities:

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Sum up / Conclusion

  • Inform to students that we have learnt today how to add quantities in liter and milliliter.
  • Same units of measurement can be added;
      • Liter can be added into liter.
      • Milliliter can be added into milliliter.


  • Ask the following questions:
      • Ali drinks ½ l water with breakfast and 2l water during lunch.
      • What is the total quantity of water he uses during breakfast and lunch?
      • Nazi’s tea cup is of 50ml capacity. She takes three cups tea daily. What is the total quantity of tea she takes in a day?

Follow up

  • Ask the students to share the following in their notebooks.

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Ask the students to solve the question given in the textbook

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