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Time: clock times to the minute and measuring duration

This guide provides a sequence of small steps for exploring time, from telling the time to 5-minute and 1-minute intervals and using a.m., p.m. and the 24-hour clock through to finding, comparing and measuring duration.

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Year level(s) Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Explicit teaching
Keywords time, clock, half past, quarter past, quarter to, hours, minutes, seconds, 24-hour clock, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Measurement, Build understanding
Topics Addition and subtraction, Time
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMMG039 Tell time to the quarter-hour, using the language of 'past' and 'to'
ACMMG041 Use a calendar to identify the date and determine the number of days in each month
ACMMG062 Tell time to the minute and investigate the relationship between units of time
ACMMG085 Convert between units of time
ACMMG086 Use ‘am’ and ‘pm’ notation and solve simple time problems
ACMMG110 Compare 12- and 24-hour time systems and convert between them
ACMMG139 Interpret and use timetables
National numeracy learning progression Additive strategies
Measuring time - MeT2, MeT3, MeT4

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