Vocabulary

Telling time: Minutes and hours

Math words, Time, Verbal reasoning, Handwriting practice, ELA K-2, ELA 1st Grade

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Vocabulary

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Overview                 

Learning how to tell time is an important life skill. Knowing the time will help children understand if they're running late or if they have plenty of time to spare.

Download our Seconds to minutesAdding up: Minutes and hours, and Telling time worksheets for kids below. 

The 'Seconds to minutes' activity asks children to convert seconds into minutes. How long is Grit brushing his teeth for? Write your answers in the gaps. This activity has also been designed for handwriting practice.

The 'Adding up: Minutes and hours' activity asks children to collect real data and add it up. Ask everyone in your family how long they think they spend looking at devices every day. Add up the minutes and hours they spend. This activity has also been designed for handwriting practice.

The 'Telling time' activity asks children to look at the clocks and read the time. This activity has also been designed for handwriting practice.


Common Core alignment:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.5.C Identify real-life connections between words and their use.

Activities

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Deep Dive

Read our report on the Science of Reading. Research-based reading instruction must incorporate the 5 pillars of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. 

This report provides an easy to understand overview of each of these pillars and explains the important connection between how the brain learns to read (the Neuroscience of Reading) and how we teach children to read (The Science of Reading Instruction). It also explains why helping children build connections between letters and sounds, through phonics and phonemic awareness, is so crucial for the developing reading mind. This report is perfect for sharing with colleagues, friends, and to Google Classroom!

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