Telling Time & Measuring Time Intervals3rd Grade • 1 Hour Lesson
Subject: Math, Measurement and Data
Type: 1 Hour Lesson
CCSS: 3.MD.A.1,MP. 4,SL.3.4
Skills: telling time, elapsed time, measuring time intervals, addition and subtraction, modeling and diagramming with number lines, reporting on a topic using descriptions and speaking skills
Materials Needed: Pencil & crayons/colored pencils, Document camera or whiteboard, Analog clock if available
Printable Resources: Optional Printable Resources: “Exit Slips” (1 copy per student), Optional Printable Student Resources: “Daily Schedule”(1 copy per student), Required Printable Student Resources: “Word Problems” (page 6) (1 copy for display)
Lesson Plan Description
This third grade, fully-scripted, 1 hour lesson plan teaches students how to tell time and how to measure elapsed intervals of time. Activities teach students how to tell and write time to the nearest minute, while also calculating for intervals of time using tools such as a number line.
This lesson includes: key vocabulary, real world examples, guided and independent practice, and movement break activities that relate to the subject matter.
Exit slips are also available in this lesson plan that will provide valuable instructional information to you regarding your students understanding of elapsed time and measuring time intervals.