Lesson Planning Form
UNIT / CHAPTER: Measurement Unit
Skill Telling Time with a standard or digital clock
Essential Question: (with key questions if necessary)
|Why do we need clocks?|
Activating Thinking Strategies: (ex: kwl, word maps, wordsplash)
|Students write a list
of the activities they do on a typical school day.
Choose examples from the students that list times with their activities such as
7:00 wake up
7:15 eat breakfast
Show these examples to the class and discuss the importance of being able to read clocks.
Read book: The Grouchy Ladybug
Compare the schedules in the first activity to that of the ladybug.
Discuss the confusion our world would be in without clocks.
Teaching Strategies: (ex. graphic organizers, distributed
practice / summarizing, etc.)
|Clock pattern for
students to make their own clock
Worksheet with clock patterns - You add the hands and times
Summarizing Strategies: (ex. Ticket Out the Door, 3-1, etc.)
(answer essential question)
|Students answer the
Students tell time on a clock for a Ticket Out the Door.
Extending / Refining Activity: (thinking skills and or writing prompts)
Assignment and / or Assessment
|Math Level B pages 99
Math Level C pages 85 - 88
Math Level D pages 143 - 146
Re-Teaching Focus and Strategy: (if necessary)
Pages on Our Mountain City Elementary Website
Internet - Step by Step Directions Explaining How to Tell Time
Page 1 Telling Time to the 5 Minute Interval
Page 2 Telling Time to the Minute Interval
Page 3 Understanding How to Add Times on a Clock
Page 4 Adding Minutes and Hours
Page 5 Understanding How to Subtract Times on a Clock
Page 6 Subtracting Minutes and Hours
This section contains resource and links for lesson planning.
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/schools/ -Schools Online
http://www.thegateway.org -Educational Materials
http://www.teachers-connect.net/ -Teachers Connect
http://www.ed.gov/free/ -Free Stuff for Teachers
Adding Additional Links
Online Games for Students to Practice Telling Time
Fun Brain Telling Time Match http://www2.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/fm.cgi?A1=s&ASEP=TRUE&A2=20&A35=2&INSTRUCTS=1
What Time is It? http://www.primarygames.com/time/start.htm
What time is it?
Time Experience http://www.edu4kids.com/clock/
Can You Tell Time http://www.kidscarnival.com/Time1.html
Math Matching (clocks) http://www.harcourt-school.com/activity/con_math/g03c05.html
Double Fun Math (Choose clocks and time.) http://www.funbrain.com/match2/index.html
Time Experience Tables for Kids http://www.edu4kids.com/clock/