Y5 Mathematics

Year 5 Converting Units of Time

This Year 5 Converting Units of Time lesson covers the prior learning of converting hours, minutes and seconds, and converting years, months, weeks and days before moving onto the main skill of converting a range of units of time including fractions and decimals 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 the steps here, and here. 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 5: (5M4) Solve problems involving converting between units of time

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of converting hours, minutes and seconds, and converting years, months, weeks and days before moving onto the main skill of converting units of time. 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 Solving Problems Involving Converting Units of Time Video Tutorial, Ivan shows pupils how to solve problems in real life contexts.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of converting hours, minutes and seconds, and converting years, months, weeks and days before moving onto the main skill of converting a range of units of time including fractions and decimals of time.

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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 4 Hours, Minutes and Seconds Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of converting between different times.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Years, Months, Weeks and Days Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of converting between different periods of time.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of converting units 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 5 Convert Units of Time Sequencing Game is designed to check pupils' ability to convert between seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Convert Units of Time Game is designed to check pupils' ability to convert between minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years.

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Extension

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

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 5 Convert Units of Time Maths Challenge will help your pupils develop their problem-solving skills using their knowledge of hours, days and weeks.