Y3 Maths

Months and Years Lesson

This Year 3 Months and Years lesson covers the prior learning of o'clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past, before moving onto the main skill of days in months and years.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for those steps here and here. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objective
Mathematics Year 3: (3M4e) Know the number of seconds in a minute and the number of days in each month, year and leap year

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of o'clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past, before moving onto the main skill of days in months and years. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Using Time Vocabulary Video Tutorial, Laura shows pupils how to tell the time on an analogue and digital clock and use terminology such as a.m. and p.m. She uses key vocabulary including morning, afternoon and evening.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 3 Months and Years lesson covers the prior learning of o'clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past, before moving onto the main skill of days in months and years.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Quarter Past and Quarter To Reasoning activity checks pupils’understanding of reading the time quarter to and quarter past the hour.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Quarter Past and Quarter To Game aims to support pupils' understanding of time. Children will read times on the clock to 15 minutes.

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Interactive Activity

This O'clock and Half Past Game aims to support pupils' understanding of time. Children will order and read times to half an hour.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of days in months and years.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Months and Years Game checks pupils' understanding of the number of days in specific months of the year and the number of days in both a year and a leap year.

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Extension

This months and years extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the months and years lesson.

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Challenge Activity

This Year 3 Months and Years Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of months and years within a problem solving context.