Ch 27: 3rd Grade Math: Time

About This Chapter

The short, easy-to-understand video lessons in this Time chapter teach 3rd grade students how to tell time and understand time patterns. Teachers can test their students' grasp of time-related concepts by administering the lesson quizzes.

Time - Chapter Summary

Using the video lessons in the Time chapter allows instructors to teach their 3rd grade students how to read calendars and time schedules as well as understand elapsed time. The chapter's self-assessment quizzes measure students' progress.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
How to Tell Time Teachers explain techniques for telling time on analog clocks.
Solving Questions of Elapsed Time Students have opportunities to solve practice word problems.
Reading a Calendar In this lesson, students are taught how to read a calendar.
Identifying Time Patterns Students complete practice problems on time patterns in this lesson.
How to Convert Between Hours and Fractions of Hours Instructors teach conversions between hours and parts of hours to 3rd grade students.
How to Read Time Schedules Students can apply what they've learned about deciphering time schedules by completing practice problems.
How to Read Time Lines In this lesson, students learn how to work with time lines and will complete examples.

7 Lessons in Chapter 27: 3rd Grade Math: Time
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Tell Time on an Analog Clock

1. How to Tell Time on an Analog Clock

Watch this video lesson and you will learn how to read the big clock with moving hands that is on the wall of most classrooms. You will see how the clock is divided into hours, minutes, and seconds.

How to Measure & Calculate Elapsed Time

2. How to Measure & Calculate Elapsed Time

Time is constantly passing, but how can we calculate how much time is passing? In this lesson, we'll learn what elapsed time is and explore two ways to measure and calculate it.

Reading a Calendar

3. Reading a Calendar

After watching this lesson, you will be able to look at any calendar, and you will know how to find the day, the month, and the year. You will see how using a calendar can help you keep track of your activities.

Identifying Time Patterns

4. Identifying Time Patterns

Patterns can be found in our clothes, in nature, and even in our clocks. Time patterns are important to understanding the world around us. In this lesson, you will learn about time patterns and how to identify them.

How to Convert Between Hours & Fractions of Hours

5. How to Convert Between Hours & Fractions of Hours

In this lesson, learn how to convert time units so no one can trick you when you're given a time frame to do your homework or to clean your bedroom. Discover the basic rule for conversion and practice with time conversion.

How to Read Time Schedules

6. How to Read Time Schedules

You're off to summer camp, but you have to be able to read your schedule so you can participate in all of your activities! This lesson will teach you to read and understand a time schedule and how to understand elapsed time, a.m. and p.m., and an analog clock.

How to Read Timelines

7. How to Read Timelines

Timelines can teach you a lot about both historical and personal events if you know how to read them. In this lesson, you will learn how to read the title, time periods, and events on a timeline.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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