## How do you teach time to second graders?

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## How do you teach time to second graders?

How to Teach Telling Time in 2nd Grade

- Introducing Telling Time.
- 1st Focus: Reading a Clock to Nearest 5 Minutes.
- 2nd Focus: Showing Time on a Blank Clock.
- 3rd Focus: Difference Between AM and PM.
- Telling Time Activities Hands-On Practice.

## How do you teach time clocks?

Start making a habit of pointing out the time on a clock when events happen in your day, to introduce what that time looks like. Move on to asking your child to tell you what a certain time looks like: “What will the clock look like at 1 o’clock” (or more tricky “in 15 minutes”) or “when it’s time to play?”.

**What hand tells the hour on a clock?**

short hand

The short hand shows the hours and is called the hour hand. The long hand shows the minutes and is called the minute hand. The face of the clock is called the dial.

### How do you determine time activity?

Try these fun interactive activities, and your students will be telling time in no time flat.

- Make a paper clock.
- Color the spaces to learn the hours.
- Wear paper watches.
- Make a clock with linking math cubes.
- Take it outside with a hula hoop clock.
- Dance around for musical clocks.
- Shake up a carton of clocks.

### How do you teach time minutes?

Lesson Summary While the short hand on a clock tells you the hour, the long hand tells you the minutes. To find the number of minutes past the hour, count by fives for each large number (1-12), then count by one for each line until you reach the long hand.

**What should an 8 year old be able to do for themselves?**

They do not usually know the full date and year. Can read simple sentences. Complete simple single-digit addition and subtraction problems (such as 1 + 8, 7 + 5, 6 – 2, 4 – 3). Can tell the difference between right and left.