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# Reading time correct to the hour

The clock has two hands. One hand is longer and another is shorter.

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Reading time correct to the hour

In the class room

Children : Good Morning Teacher.

Teacher : Good Morning Children. Ramya, When do you come to school?

Ramya : By 8 O’Clock teacher.

Teacher : How do you know the time?

Ramya : My mother tells me the time by looking at the clock teacher.

Teacher : Do you know to find the time by looking at the clock?

Ramya : No Teacher.

Teacher : Children, Today we shall learn to find the time by looking at the clock

Observe the face of the clock.

The face of the clock is marked with numerals ( 1 to 12).

The clock has two hands. One hand is longer and another is shorter.

The longer hand is the minute hand. it shows time in minutes.

The shorter Zhand is the hour hand. It shows time in hours.

When the minute hand is at 12, the hour hand tells the hour of the day.

5’O clock

The short hand of the clock is at 5.

The long hand of the clock is at 12

So the time is 5’O clock.

We write it as 5:00.

After 1 hour

6’O clock

The short hand of the clock is at 6.

The long hand of the clock is at 12.

So the time is 6’O clock

We write it as 6:00

Activity 1

Look at the position of the hour hand and write the time in the given box.

Activity 2

Draw the hands in the following clocks to show the given time.

Activity 3

Tick the clock which shows the time mentioned below.

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