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Finding Volume - Differentiated Worksheets

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 6 pages | Grades: 5 - 6

Practice finding the volume of rectangular prisms and cubes with this set of differentiated worksheets.

Finding Volume Worksheets

Are your students working on how to find the volume of a 3D shape? If so, Teach Starter has some worksheets to supplement your classroom instruction! So what exactly is volume? Volume is the amount of space inside of a solid figure. To find the volume of an object, simply use the formula, V = L x W x H. This set of differentiated worksheets can be used with students who are still working on calculations with whole numbers as well as those students who are ready to work with fractions and decimals.  

This resource includes three different levels for students to practice finding the volume of rectangular prisms and cubes. Students must answer 10 questions calculating the volume with:

  • Whole numbers
  • Fractions
  • Decimals

An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!  

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to create their own volume problems using a mix of whole numbers, decimals, and fractions.

If there are students who need a bit of support, consider using the “Finding Volume with Whole Numbers” version first. For students who struggle with multiplication computation, you can provide them with a multiplication chart for this activity. 

🖨️ Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks. 

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This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a teacher in Colorado and Teach Starter Collaborator.

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