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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 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6
|Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Questioning, Explicit teaching
|time, clock, half past, quarter past, quarter to, hours, minutes, seconds, 24-hour clock, explicit teaching
|Strand and focus
|Number, Measurement, Build understanding
|Addition and subtraction, Time
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Recognise and read the time represented on an analog clock to the hour, half-hour and quarter-hour
Identify the date and determine the number of days between events using calendars
Recognise and use the relationship between formal units of time including days, hours, minutes and seconds to estimate and compare the duration of events
Solve problems involving the duration of time including situations involving "am" and "pm" and conversions between units of time
Compare 12- and 24-hour time systems and solve practical problems involving the conversion between them
Interpret and use timetables and itineraries to plan activities and determine the duration of events and journeys
Measuring time (P2, P3, P4, P5)
Interpreting fractions (P3)
Counting processes (P6)
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