Tell and Write Time to the Nearest Five Minutes2nd Grade • Half Day Lesson Plan
Subject: Math, Measurement and Data
Skills: Tell and Write Time from Analog and Digital Clocks to the Nearest Five Minutes, Using a.m. and p.m., and Draw Hour and Minute Hands on a Clock
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: pencils, red and blue crayons/colored pencils, large teaching clock and small student clocks or use clock printable, scissors, glue, and brad fasteners (if not available, you do not need them), counting chips or small blocks – partners have 2 different colors each (or crayons/colored pencils if counting chips are not available), and document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Optional: “Clock Printable” (needed if you do not have a large teacher clock or student clock manipulatives); Optional: printable “Exit Slips” (as an optional assessment component) (1 copy per student) Required: “Student Clock Project” (1 copy per student); Required: “Student Clock Practice Sheet” (1 copy per student); Required: “Matching Time Game” (1 copy per pair); Required: “Matching Time Game Recording Sheet” (1 copy per pair); Required: “I Spy a Clock” (1 copy for the whole class), Optional: “I Spy a Clock Recording Sheet” (1 copy per student); Required: “Tic-Tac-Toe Clocks” (1 per pair)
Lesson Plan Description
Second Grade half day of math lesson plans containing 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Measurement & Data: telling time to the nearest five minutes (2.MD.7). These lessons include: an introduction to telling time to the nearest five minutes, practice making time on clocks, a clock project, drawing hour and minute hands on clocks, matching digital times to analog clocks/matching analog clocks to digital times, and games to practice reading and writing time to the nearest five minutes.
- Segment 1 Students will identify the hour and minute hands, read time on analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes. They will also make their own clock to tell time to the nearest five minutes..
- Segment 2: Students will draw the hour and minute hands on an analog clock to match the time to the nearest five minutes and write in the numbers on a digital clock to match the time.
- Segment 3: Students will read times on analog clocks to the nearest five minutes and write 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.