# Time: days, dates, o'clock times and half past times

This guide provides a sequence of small steps for exploring time, from sequencing events through to worded problems about time.

Year level(s) Foundation, Year 1, Year 2
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Explicit teaching
Keywords days, dates, before, after, time, o'clock, half past, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching

## Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Measurement, Build understanding
Topics Time
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
AC9MFM01
Identify and compare attributes of objects and events, including length, capacity, mass and duration, using direct comparisons and communicating reasoning

AC9M1M03
Describe the duration and sequence of events using years, months, weeks, days and hours

AC9MFM02
Sequence days of the week and times of the day including morning, lunchtime, afternoon and night time, and connect them to familiar events and actions

AC9M2M04
Recognise and read the time represented on an analog clock to the hour, half-hour and quarter-hour

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P2)
Measuring time (P1, P2)
Interpreting fractions (P3)