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Lesson 3 - Time on an Analog Clock

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Time on an Analog Clock, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Read analog clocks.

Tell and write time to the quarter-hour.


Instructions for Use


Tell the Time allows students to practice telling time to the minute using an analog clock.

To use Tell the Time, start by moving the cursor over any minute interval on the clock. A number will appear over each minute interval. Press the number and the minute hand jumps to the location. Click on the "+" sign to add minutes or hours, and click on the "-" sign to subtract minutes or hours. Click on the "Stop/Start" button to stop or start the clock.. Move the up and down arrows to change the time on the analog clock. Click on the "Quit" button to leave the program.


What Time is it? prompts students to practice their understanding of telling time.

To use What Time is It?, set the clock's minutes and hours by clicking forward and backward on the buttons at the bottom of the screen. To check what time it is now, click the "Now" button. Make up your own problems about length of time in minutes. Give your problem to a partner to solve.