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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.
|Year level(s)||Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|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|
|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||
Measuring time - MeT2, MeT3, MeT4
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