Mathematics / Year 2 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Tell time to the quarter-hour, using the language of 'past' and 'to' (ACMMG039)

Elaborations
  • describing the characteristics of quarter-past times on an analogue clock, and identifying that the small hand is pointing just past the number and the big hand is pointing to the three
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Time units,  Clocks

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Sites2See – measurement for primary

Selected links to a range of interactive and print resources for Measurement topics in K-6 Mathematics.

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Telling time

This collection of 12 digital curriculum resources is organised into three categories - analogue and digital: on the hour and half-hour; analogue and digital: on the quarter hour; and matching times. There are opportunities for learning how to tell the time using both analogue and digital clocks. Times are read, interpreted ...

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

After school: analogue and digital

Help Neo get home from school. Put analogue clocks showing on the quarter-hour times in the correct order. Match the times on the digital clocks with those on the analogue clocks. Match the time words to the clocks. Put pictures in the correct sequence and match them to the clocks. Watch what Neo does after school as time ...

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Time tools: 12-hour to the half hour

Explore time by using the clock controls to change and match the times on analogue and digital clocks. Explore the features of 12-hour clocks. Match clock times to the time presented on a Master clock. Play a game and find the matching time cards in the smallest number of possible tries. This learning object is one in a ...

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Time tools: 12-hour to the half hour: time match

Use this tool to play a game and find the matching time cards in the smallest number of possible tries. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Rice paper rolls: analogue and digital

Help Tom and Liz make rice paper rolls. Put analogue clocks showing on-the-quarter-hour times in the correct order. Match the times on the digital clocks with those on the analogue clocks. Match the time words to the clocks. Put pictures in the correct sequence and match them to the clocks. Watch Tom and Liz make rice paper ...

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Time tools: 12-hour to the half hour: practice time

Use this tool to explore time by adjusting the controls to change and match times on analogue and digital clocks. Explore the features of 12-hour clocks and the passing of time from am to pm. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

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Time tools: 12-hour to the half hour: time challenge

Use this tool to match clock times to the time presented on a Master clock. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

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Rice paper rolls: analogue

Help Tom and Liz make rice paper rolls. Put pictures of how they prepare the rolls in the correct sequence. Place the clocks showing on-the-quarter-hour times in order and match them to the pictures. Match the time words to the clocks. Watch Tom and Liz prepare rice paper rolls as time passes. This learning object is a ...

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Leap second

We all know there are 60 seconds in a minute... or are there? Every few years an extra second is added to a day, and this is called a 'leap second'. Find out why we have leap seconds and why they mightn't be around for much longer.

Interactive Resource

Tell Time - Little Matchups Game - iTunes app

A customisable match up game to practice reading the time. Match the time shown on the clockface with the correct time shown in digital. Change settings to limit to quarter to and quarter past. Shows time to 5min. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.

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After school: analogue

Help Neo get home from school. Put pictures of Neo’s after-school routine in the correct sequence. Place the clocks showing on-the-quarter-hour times in order and match them to the pictures. Match the time words to the clocks. Watch how Neo’s after-school routine unfolds as time passes. This learning object is a one in ...

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School day: 24-hour digital

Help Neo get ready for school on Monday morning, and then get home from school in the afternoon. Put pictures of Neo's school day in the correct sequence. Place the clocks showing on-the-hour times in order and match them to the pictures. Match the digital clocks showing 24-hour time to the analogue clocks. Watch how Neo ...

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The calendar

This is a colourful animation, with audio commentary, that describes the information contained in a monthly view of a calendar. It shows the format of a standard one-month calendar and outlines where the month, the days of the week and the individual dates are displayed. The resource also explains how the calendar can be ...

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Mixed-Up Maths

Join our host, Ed, as he finds himself in all types of situations where only his knowledge of Maths can help him. From saving the planet from Aliens, to creating a superhero that can stop a strawberry milkshake tidal wave. From searching for buried treasure, to jumping like a daredevil, or planning the greatest circus party ...

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Measuring familiar things

Explore the attributes of familiar items. Make direct comparisons of these items based on length, mass (heaviness) or capacity (volume, or how much something holds). Use appropriate everyday language to describe the comparisons made. Use uniform informal units to measure items. Tell the time to the hour and half-hour using ...

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Months and seasons

This is a colourful animation, with audio commentary, about naming and ordering months and seasons of the year. The animation has two activities: sorting the months of the year into a calendar, and categorising the months into the seasons. A narrator names the months in order and repeats each month as it is categorised ...

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What's in a year?

You may know of the four seasons. In the southern parts of Australia the year is often divided up into spring, summer, autumn and winter. But what about other parts of Australia? Find out what seasons they have in northern Australia. See how the year is divided into months and shown as a calendar. You'll also see how many ...

Teacher resource

Primary mathematics: games, simulations and modelling

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'games, simulations and modelling' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers use games, ...

Teacher resource

Farming and the seasons (the farming story) - unit 2

This is a teacher resource that contains items for planning lessons about farming life and the seasons. It contains a simple program outline and supporting documents that can be downloaded or printed for students, including a story map broken into seasons, a table of farm activities and suitable clothes by season, a tree ...

Teacher resource

TIMES Module 3: Measurement and Geometry: time - teacher guide

This is a 20-page guide for teachers containing an introduction to the units of time and how to measure time. Time between events, time lines and timetables are considered. A brief history of the development of these concepts concludes the module.