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Understand that time is measured in seconds, minutes, and hours by creating a daily schedule

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.C.7
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP6
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP7

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Big Ideas: Time is a unit that can be measured. Time is measured in different units. The space between numbers on a clock are equal units (5 minute intervals or 1 hour intervals depending on the unit of measure). This lesson builds on students' work with telling time to the hour and half hour in first grade. Opportunities to consider that time passes and that we measure time in different units helps to solidify the idea of telling time and what it actually means. Students will consider what they know about units of time, relate them to everyday activities and link the idea of measuring time to analog clocks. Vocabulary: time, seconds, minutes, hours, analog clock, hour hand, minute hand Special Materials: commercial clocks (optional)
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