Y3 Maths

Year 3 AM and PM

This Year 3 AM and PM lesson covers the prior learning of telling the time to the minute, before moving onto the main skill of using am and pm.

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 3: (3M4d) Estimate and read time with increasing accuracy to the nearest minute; record and compare time in terms of seconds, minutes and hours; use vocabulary such as o’clock, a.m./p.m., morning, afternoon, noon and midnight

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of telling the time to the minute, before moving onto the main skill of am and pm. 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.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of telling the time to the minute, before moving onto the main skill of using am and pm.

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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 Tell the Time Flash Cards Game aims to extend pupils' knowledge of time.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Time to the Nearest Minute Game checks pupils' understanding of telling the time and using time vocabulary correctly.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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 Hours in a Day Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of using AM and PM to tell the time at different parts of the day.

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Extension

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

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 3 AM and PM Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of using AM and PM to help tell the time.