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Ch 31: Time

About This Chapter

These brief video lessons allow 3rd-5th grade students to become acquainted with various methods of timekeeping, including the use of analog clocks and calendars. Students can test what they've studied with quizzes at the end of each lesson and easily review difficult concepts.

Time - Chapter Summary

These engaging video lessons back up the information on time that your 3rd through 5th grader has been studying, including telling time on an analog clock, calculating fractions of hours and determining how much time has elapsed. Other lessons show students how to use a calendar, interpret time tables and understand time zones. You can test your student's knowledge with multiple-choice tests at the end of each lesson.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
How to Tell Time on an Analog Clock Students learn to read an analog clock, including how to determine minutes before and after the hour.
How to Measure & Calculate Elapsed TimeInstructors show how to determine the amount of time that has elapsed after a certain time.
Reading a CalendarStudents find out how to use a calendar to figure out days, dates and years.
Identifying Time PatternsThis lesson helps students learn to detect patterns in time.
How to Convert Between Hours & Fractions of HoursStudents will get information on how to alternate between minutes and hours and use phrases such as 'half-hour' or 'quarter-hour.'
How to Read Time SchedulesInstructors will show students how to use time schedules, with real world examples.
How to Read Time LinesThis lesson covers time lines and how to interpret them.
Identifying & Calculating Time ZonesStudents will gain an understanding of time zones and learn to figure out how times vary in relation to location.

8 Lessons in Chapter 31: Time
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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.

Identifying & Calculating Time Zones

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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