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4th Grade Math: Time - Chapter Summary
Improve your 4th grader's arithmetic skills as well as his or her time-telling abilities with the resources included in this chapter. Short instructional videos demonstrate methods for calculating elapsed time, whether to read time schedules and time lines or convert between time zones. The multiple-choice quizzes provide students with extra opportunities to practice solving sample problems on their own.
Chapter Lessons and Objectives
|How to Tell Time on an Analog Clock||Students learn how to read hours and minutes on an analog clock.|
|How to Measure & Calculate Elapsed Time||This lesson shows students how to solve word problems involving calculations of elapsed time.|
|Reading a Calendar||Students explore a calendar's months, weeks and days.|
|Identifying Time Patterns||Instructors demonstrate techniques for finding the missing time when presented with a series of times.|
|How to Convert Between Hours & Fractions of Hours||Students learn to convert between hours and portions of hours.|
|How to Read Time Schedules||This lesson includes sample time schedules and instructions for reading them.|
|How to Read Time Lines||Students get some tips for reading time lines and take a look at a few examples.|
|Identifying & Calculating Time Zones||Instructors discuss the world's major time zones and demonstrate how to calculate the difference in times from one zone to the next.|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8. Identifying & Calculating Time Zones
Knowing the time zones is very important for communication. To be able to identify and calculate time zones, you must know terms like lines of longitude, prime meridian and the International Date Line.
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Other chapters within the 4th Grade Math: Practice & Review course
- 4th Grade Math: Number Sense & Arithmetic
- 4th Grade Math: Number Properties
- 4th Grade Math: Solving Math Word Problems
- 4th Grade Math: Estimation & Rounding
- 4th Grade Math: Addition
- 4th Grade Math: Subtraction
- 4th Grade Math: Multiplication
- 4th Grade Math: Multiples of Whole Numbers
- 4th Grade Math: Division
- 4th Grade Math: Simplifying Whole Number Expressions
- 4th Grade Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
- 4th Grade Math: Data & Graphs
- 4th Grade Math: Probability & Statistics
- 4th Grade Math: Units of Measurement
- 4th Grade Math: Introduction to Geometric Figures
- 4th Grade Math: Angles
- 4th Grade Math: Triangles
- 4th Grade Math: Quadrilaterals
- 4th Grade Math: Circles
- 4th Grade Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids
- 4th Grade Math: Perimeter, Area & Volume
- 4th Grade Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence
- 4th Grade Math: Fractions
- 4th Grade Math: Operations with Fractions
- 4th Grade Math: Decimals
- 4th Grade Math: Operations with Decimals
- 4th Grade Math: Money
- 4th Grade Math: The Coordinate Graph
- 4th Grade Math: Patterns & Sequences