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Tell time to the nearest five minutes by skip counting

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.C.7 http://corestandards.org/Math/Content/2/MD/C/7
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP6 http://corestandards.org/Math/Practice/MP6
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP7 http://corestandards.org/Math/Practice/MP7

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Big Ideas: The space between numbers on a clock are equal units. Time is a unit that can be measured. In this task, students will apply skip counting by five to telling time to the nearest five minutes. Students will interpret number word times. This task provides students with an opportunity to apply reasoning about time to a real-life situation. Vocabulary: half past, quarter till, quarter after Special Materials: pairs of dice numbered 1-6