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Telling Time to the Nearest Hour & Half Hour Bundle

1st Grade • Lesson Plan Bundle

Lesson Plan Description

This bundle of lesson plans is broken down into 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Measurement & Data: (1MD.3). These lessons include: Introduction to Telling Time to the Hour, Drawing Hour and Minute Hands on a Clock & Writing Times and Games: I Spy a Clock, Tic-Tac-Toe Clocks.

  • Segment 1: identify the hour and minute hands, read time on both an analog and digital clock to the hour and make their own clock to tell time
  • Segment 2: Play a game to practice drawing the hour and minute hands on both an analog clock and digital clock to match the time
  • Segment 3: Play a game to demonstrate their understanding of 1/2 hour and hour by reading times on analog clocks and writing the corresponding times on digital clocks

These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.