Y3 Maths

Year 3 Telling the Time to the Minute

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

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. 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 place value of reading the time on an analogue clock to 5 minutes, before moving onto the main skill of telling the time to the minute. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack
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Modelling PowerPoint

Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

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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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Tell the Time Flash Cards Game aims to extend pupils' knowledge of time.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

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

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack
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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 3 Time to the Nearest Minute Maths Challenge aims to extend pupils' understanding of time.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

2 Additional Activities

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Time Consolidation Year 3 resource will help your pupils consolidate their understanding of Summer Block 2: Time.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Summer week 5 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets