Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Lucky Luggage Tags: Elapsed Time to the Hour - Section 5: Guided Practice


Student are excited by the idea of taking imaginary trips around the country! Location photographs sparked interesting side conversations that led to cross-curricular connections. For example, when they observed that Minneapolis & Boston are both near rivers,this led to an interesting discussion about the role water plays in city development. 
When I've taught elapsed time with just the numbers & no context, students were less engaged. Also, the diverse entry points, (time to the minute, to the hour, & elapsed) supports above-level, on level, & below-level students.

  High Interest = High Involvement
  Diverse Entry Points: High Interest = High Involvement
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Lucky Luggage Tags: Elapsed Time to the Hour

Unit 6: Time
Lesson 3 of 11

Objective: SWBAT calculate elapsed time to the closest half hour & hour using a number line.

Big Idea: Solidify students’ understanding of time to the hour (enrich with geography content) & continue to build up to 3rd grade goal of time to the minute.

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Number Sense and Operations, Real World Math, telling time
  70 minutes
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