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# Time Word Problems

National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Y3: Compare durations of events [for example to calculate the time taken by particular events or tasks]
Mathematics Y3: Know the number of seconds in a minute and the number of days in each month, year and leap year
Mathematics Y4: Solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds; years to months; weeks to days
Mathematics Y5: Solve problems involving converting between units of time

Differentiation:

Beginner Advance forward in whole hours. Answers in whole hours or am/pm format. Aimed at Year 3 Emerging.

Easy Advance forward or backwards in whole hours and half hours. Answers in hours or am/pm format. Aimed at Year 3 Developing.

Tricky Advance forward and backwards in hours, half hours and quarter hours. Time is shown in am/pm format. Also convert minutes into seconds/seconds into minutes and add days in a month. Aimed at Year 3 Secure/Year 4 Emerging.

Expert Advance forward and backwards in half hours, quarter hours and 5 minute intervals. Time is shown in am/pm or past/to. Also convert days into hours. Aimed at Year 4 Developing.

Brainbox Advance forward and backwards in quarter hours, 5 minute intervals and 1 minute intervals. Time is shown in am/pm, past/to or digital. Also convert weeks into days/days into weeks. Answers bridge between morning and afternoon. Aimed at Year 3 Mastery/Year 4 Secure/Year 5 Emerging.

Genius Advance forward and backwards in half hours, quarter hours, 5 minute intervals and 1 minute intervals bridging over 24 hours. Time is shown in am/pm or digital. Also convert years into decades and minutes into hours. Answers bridge between morning and afternoon. Aimed at Year 5 Secure.

Beginner Easy Tricky Expert Brainbox Genius

Time Word Problems - Beginner (Worksheet)

Time Word Problems - Easy (Worksheet)

Time Word Problems- Tricky (Worksheet)

Time Word Problems - Expert (Worksheet)