Time and duration: Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Time and duration. Students should be familiar with the concept of time as a measurement that determines how long it takes to get somewhere or how long it takes to complete something. They should also be familiar with the vocabulary seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Time
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving duration, including using 12- and 24-hour time across multiple time zones

Numeracy progression Measuring time (P5)

Copyright details


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