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Lesson 5 - Telling Time: Elapsed Time

elapsed time

To teach application of time skills.
To introduce how to determine the time before or after an interval of hours.
To introduce how to determine the time at the end of an interval of hours and minutes.
To solve problems about elapsed time.

Discuss the importance of knowing how to tell elapsed time. Use a demonstration clock to show how the minute hand moves around the clock every 60 minutes while the hour hand moves from one number to the next so that at every hour the minute hand points to 12 and the hour hand points to the number that shows the hour.

Discuss times of events during the day while students move hands of clock to demonstrate.

Hold up a clock with the minute hand at 12 and the hour hand at 1. Children count by ones as you move the minute hand around the clock.



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