Y3 Maths

Year 3 Measuring Time in Seconds

This Year 4 Measuring Time in Seconds lesson covers the prior learning of finding the duration, before moving onto the main skill of converting between minutes and seconds.

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

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 finding the duration, before moving onto the main skill of measuring time in seconds. 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.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of finding the duration, before moving onto the main skill of converting between minutes and seconds.

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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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Video Tutorial

In this Find and Compare Duration Video Tutorial, Laura shows pupils how to identify how many minutes have passed between activities.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Finding the Duration Game is designed to check pupils’ understanding of finding the duration between two given times.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Full Step

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 Measuring Time in Seconds Game is designed to check pupils’ understanding of converting between minutes and seconds.

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Extension

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

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This Year 3 Measuring Time in Seconds Maths Challenge checks pupils’ understanding of measuring time in seconds.