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# Read clock time

Read clock time to the nearest hours and minutes.

Read clock time to the nearest hours and minutes.

Introduction

Barathidasan was born on 2nd May 2018. Can you tell the following questions children?

Teacher: How old is Barathidasan?

Student: He is one year old.

Teacher: How many months old is he?

Student: He is 15 months old.

Teacher: How many weeks old is he?

Student: He is 60 weeks old.

Teacher: How many hours old is he?

Student: He is 10080 hours old.

Look at the clock. It has the numbers from 1 to 12 on its face it has three hands.

The shorter hands is Hour hand.

The longer hand is Minute‛s hand.

Red color hand is Second's hand.

Which hand moves faster?

Activity

Students are given a blank clock and recording sheet. They draw hands on their clock (hour and minute) and leave it on their desk. Music begins and the students dance around, moving from desk to desk. When the music stops, students record whose desk they stopped at and the time on their clock.

(Teacher's note: The teachers should make clock sheets without hands as per the number of students in the class).

Activity

How many minutes can you take to do this activities in your home.

1. Boiling 1 litre water Answer: 10 minutes

2. Filling a Tub Answer: 3 minutes

3. Cleaning your bed room Answer: 15 minutes

Let us Know

Quarter past 12, Half past 12, Quarter to 1

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