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Here students practice telling time on a website clock and on a customized clock worksheets
Math, Computers & Internet
PreK, K, 2, 3, 1
Title – Telling Time on the Web
By – Amy Cordisco
Primary Subject – Math
Secondary Subjects – Computers / Internet
Grade Level – 1-2
Students will understand mathematics and become mathematically confident by communicating and reasoning mathematically, by applying mathematics in real-world settings, and by solving problems through the integrated study of number systems, geometry, algebra, data analysis, probability, and trigonometry.
Summary of the Lesson:
This lesson is intended to reinforce a student’s ability to tell time on an analog clock by having them manipulate one on the web. This is a lesson that can be used as a center activity.
1. Students will manipulate an interactive analog and digital clock on the web.
2. Students will record times using the worksheet site provided.
1. Student pairs will begin by brainstorming a list of reasons why we need to tell time. Conversely, they can also brainstorm what life would be like if no one could tell time.
2. Student pairs then will be stationed at one computer. With one worksheet made from the above worksheet.
3. Students will use the clock from the web site above to complete the worksheet provided.
Computer with internet access
- The students will have homework that relates to this activity so they can follow through at home.
Assessment is constant and ongoing through observation.
Student work can be collected and assessed.
- Brainstorm lists can be collected and assessed.
This lesson can be completed in fifteen to 40 minutes depending on the amount of practice a teacher requires.