Lesson Plan of Time and Date with Reference to Activities
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Recognize the hour and minute hands of an analog clock.
- Read and tell time in hours from the analog clock e.g. two o` clock.
Information for Teachers
- Students understand the concept of time with reference to activities they perform, such as time to eat, time to sleep, time to bath, time to go and time to play. Relate the time with respect to time of day: as; morning, afternoon, and night, etc.
- You can tell what time it is in several ways: as;
- Position of the sun in the sky
- The length of shadows
- The activities people are doing and clock and watch.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, model of clock, paper plate, print of clock with number and without number, clock, paper strip, gum, worksheet, ruler, pencils
Sum up / Conclusion
- Summarize the lesson for the students: as;
- There are 1 to 12 numerals and 2 hands on the clock one big hand called the minute hand and one small hand called the hour hand.
- Show different times on the clock and ask them to tell the time.
- Ask from students which hand is at 10 and which hand is at 12.
To show time in hours the minute hand should point to 12 and the hour hand to the digit that shows time (e.g. To show 2 O` clock minute hand should point towards 12 and hour should point towards 2.
- Provide a work sheet with a circle drawn on it.
- Ask students to: as;
- Write 1 to 12 numerals on them and
- Draw hour hand and minute hand
- Provide students with a worksheet that has a clock face on it with numerals. Ask them to draw the hands of the clock as they should appear according to the time indicated in the problem.
- Teacher is also required to involve the students in solving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit/chapter.
Follow up Tasks
- Make a list of clocks at your home and write their shapes (circle, rectangle, oval, etc.)
- Have students make their own events time table and show the time on the sheet provided to them also draw clock hands.