## What is the best way to teach telling time?

Steps of Teaching Time-Telling

1. Materials for Teaching Time.
2. Step 1: Identify the Parts of the Clock.
3. Step 2: Teach Telling Time to the Hour.
4. Step 3: Teach Telling Time to the Half-hour.
5. Step 4: Teach Telling Time to Five-Minute Intervals.
6. Step 5: Teach Times Past the 30-Minute Point.

### What are the different types of telling time?

There are two ways of telling the time in English – the 12-hour clock and the 24-hour clock.

#### What are time exercises?

1. What time is it? Choose the right answer.

It’s half past eleven. It’s eleven o’clock. It’s twelve o’clock. It’s a quarter past six. It’s half past three. It’s a quarter to six.
It’s four past ten. It’s ten to four. It’s ten past four. It’s a quarter to five. It’s a quarter past five. It’s a quarter past four.

What are three different ways to write time?

There are also several ways to write AM and PM, including: ALL CAPS, small caps, or lower case (e.g., 12 AM, 12 AM, or 12 am)…2. AM and PM.

Time 12-Hour Clock 24-Hour Clock
Midnight 12:00 AM 00:00
Three in the morning 03:00 AM 03:00
Half past eight in the morning 08:30 AM 08:30
Midday 12:00 PM 12:00

How do I teach my child AM or PM?

Given below are some ideas that will help you in easily conveying the usage of a.m. and p.m. to your child:

1. Block time into sections. There are many different terms used to represent the different parts of the day.
2. Add a.m. and p.m. in the day-to-day conversation.
3. Guessing Time.
4. Conversion.
5. Pictorial Representation.

## How do you introduce time to students?

15 Meaningful Hands-On Ways to Teach Telling Time

1. Make a paper clock.
2. Color the spaces to learn the hours.
3. Wear paper watches.
4. Make a clock with linking math cubes.
5. Take it outside with a hula hoop clock.
6. Dance around for musical clocks.
7. Shake up a carton of clocks.
8. Add a hook to the hour hand.

### Why is it difficult to teach time?

The main reason found for difficulty with elapsed time is children’s inability to coordinate hierarchical units (hours and minutes). For example, many students answered that the duration between 8:30 and 11:00 was 3 hours 30 minutes (because from 8:00 to 11:00 is 3 hours, and 30 more minutes is 3 hours 30 minutes).

#### How do you explain AM and PM?

am stands for the Latin ante meridiem, translating to “before midday”. This is the time before the sun has crossed the meridian. pm stands for post meridiem or “after midday” – after the sun has crossed the meridian.

What is AM and PM for grade 2?

When using a 12 hour clock, “A.M” refers to times before noon, and “P.M.” to times after noon. In these am/pm worksheets, students identify whether activities are in the “AM” or the “PM”.

To build reading skills, your second grader: Reads more complex words, such as two-syllable words. Reads words with common prefixes and suffixes, for example: pre- , re- , un-, – able, – ad, and – er. Reads grade-appropriate, irregularly spelled words (consult your child’s teacher for a specific list of these words).