Reflection: Staircase of Complexity What Time Is It? - Section 2: Guided Practice

 

My students have struggled with telling time when the minute hand is past six. I felt that it was important to spend the extra time with the judy clocks and the paper plate clocks to have students manipulate the clocks on their own. For my higher students who didn’t need practice drawing the time on the clock, I allowed them to work with a partner and give each other a time and then each student builds it in a “race”.

I don't want to move ahead to more complex questions about time until I am sure that the majority of my students can read a clock and tell time accurately. 

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What Time Is It?

Unit 6: Telling Time
Lesson 1 of 6

Objective: SWBAT accurately tell and write time to the nearest minute.

Big Idea: Telling time is an essential life skill.

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