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Elapsed Time in the Real World

This 3-lesson unit develops students' abilities to measure and model elapsed time in various ways. Students construct clocks, time line models, and they read and interpret schedules. The lessons employ hands on activities, interactive technology, and literature to enhance understanding. Student materials, assessments and solutions are provided.
Contributed by: National Security Agency - Publisher, John Maple - Author, Kristie Straub - Author
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s):
Teaching Measurement in Grades 3-5This collection of resources is intended to help educators develop measurement skills and understanding in mathematical and real-world contexts. The resources assist in teaching selection of unit, comparing sizes, estimating, calculating elapsed time, and measuring length, angle, area, and volume. Resource types include videos, articles, instructor guides, lessons and unit plans. More measurement resources can be found in a companion classroom collection and in a second PD collection for grades K-2.
Math TopicMeasurement, Number Sense, Basic Operations, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media, Unit of Instruction

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary ConnectionLanguage Arts
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorNational Security Agency - Publisher, John Maple - Author, Kristie Straub - Author
    • Publication Date2007
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2009 National Security Agency
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 5
      Comprehensive resource
      By bethb on 02/19/2013 - 15:29
    • This is a good comprehensive resource that includes all of the worksheets and links needed to teach this concept across 3 lessons.