Reading analogue time to the nearest minute

In this lesson, we will learn to read an analogue clock to the nearest minute. We will use vocabulary around 'to' and 'past', and utilise linear time lines to compare times on clocks to number lines.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.All scales on a clock are red and blue.

1/5

Q2.Which artist made the melting clock sculpture that is in Shanghai, China?

2/5

Q3.How many scales does the clock use?

3/5

Q4.Gemma said we can estimate the time using just the minute hand. Toby said we can estimate the time using just the hour hand. Who is right?

4/5

Q5.Calendars, diaries and birthdays do not have a connection with time.

5/5

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.All scales on a clock are red and blue.

1/5

Q2.Which artist made the melting clock sculpture that is in Shanghai, China?

2/5

Q3.How many scales does the clock use?

3/5

Q4.Gemma said we can estimate the time using just the minute hand. Toby said we can estimate the time using just the hour hand. Who is right?

4/5

Q5.Calendars, diaries and birthdays do not have a connection with time.

5/5

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Lesson summary: Reading analogue time to the nearest minute

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