Y3 Maths

Year 3 Telling the Time to 5 Minutes

This Year 3 Telling the Time to 5 Minutes lesson covers the prior learning of reading the time on a clock in 5 minute intervals, before moving onto the main skill of telling the time to 5 minutes on an analogue clock which uses either numbers or Roman numerals.

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 Objectives

Mathematics Year 3: (3M4c) Tell and write the time from an analogue clock, including using Roman numerals from I to XII, and 12-hour and 24-hour clocks

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 reading the time on a clock in 5 minute intervals, before moving onto the main skill of telling the time to 5 minutes. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Video Tutorial

In this Telling the Time to the Nearest 5 Minutes Video Tutorial, Vanessa shows pupils how to read the time on an analogue clock with numbers and Roman numerals. She uses key vocabulary including minute and hour hand.

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This worksheet recaps prior learning of reading the time on a clock in 5 minute intervals, before moving onto the main skill of telling the time to 5 minutes on an analogue clock which uses either numbers or Roman numerals.

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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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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of telling the time to 5 minutes.

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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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This Year 3 Telling the Time to Five Minutes Game checks pupils’ understanding of reading the time from a clock with both numbers and Roman numerals.

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This telling the time to 5 minutes extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the telling the time to 5 minutes lesson.

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This Year 3 Telling the Time to 5 Minutes Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of telling time to the nearest 5 minutes.