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Year 2 Compare Durations of Time

This Year 2 Compare Durations of Time lesson covers the prior learning of comparing time, before moving onto the main skill of comparing durations of time.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. 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 2: (2M4a) Tell and write the time to five minutes, including quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times
Mathematics Year 2: (2M4b) Compare and sequence intervals of time

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of comparing time, before moving onto the main skill of compare durations of time. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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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 Compare Durations of Time Video Tutorial Katie explains how to work out durations of time and compare them. She uses key vocabulary and terminology including minutes, hours, quarter past, half past, quarter to and half an hour.

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This Year 2 Compare Durations of Time lesson covers the prior learning of comparing time, before moving onto the main skill of comparing durations of time.

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For further practice, visit the full step for a selection of resources and activities to support the prior learning for this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Comparing Time Game is designed to check pupils’ understanding of comparing time in hours, minutes and seconds.

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of compare durations of time.

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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 2 Compare Durations of Time Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of time and duration to order and compare times.

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Extension

This compare durations of time extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the compare durations of time lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 2 Compare Durations of Time Maths Challenge aims to extend pupils' understanding of time. Children will use their own knowledge of minutes and hours to solve the problem. Pupils will drag the times into the table to make it correct.