New
New
Year 2

Know the number of minutes in an hour and hours in a day

I can identify the number of minutes in an hour and hours in a day.

New
New
Year 2

Know the number of minutes in an hour and hours in a day

I can identify the number of minutes in an hour and hours in a day.

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Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. There are 60 minutes in an hour.
  2. There are 24 hours in a day.
  3. Understand that the clock face shows hours and minutes on the same scale.

Common misconception

Children may understand a day as the amount of time in which they are awake.

The lesson counts and names each of the 24 hours, using morning, evening and night. Take time to discuss what the children will typically be doing during these hours, including when they will usually be asleep.

Keywords

  • Minute - A unit of time equal to 60 seconds. There are 60 minutes in an hour.

  • Hour - A unit of time equal to one of 24 equal parts of the day.

  • Day - The 24-hour period from midnight through to the following midnight.

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6 Questions

Q1.
Which is the minute hand?
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a
Correct answer: b
c
Q2.
How many hours are there between midnight and midday? hours.
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Correct Answer: 12, twelve
Q3.
How many hours are there between midday and midnight? hours.
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Correct Answer: 12, Twelve, 12., twelve
Q4.
12 + 12 =
Correct Answer: 24, twenty-four
Q5.
If you are counting in fives from zero, which of these numbers will you say?
Correct answer: 10
22
Correct answer: 30
48
Q6.
Order the time periods from shortest to longest.
1 - minute
2 - hour
3 - day

6 Questions

Q1.
If you are counting in steps of five minutes starting from five, which of these numbers will you say?
Correct answer: 15 minutes
Correct answer: 45 minutes
26 minutes
Correct answer: 50 minutes
Q2.
Which part of the clock is showing the minutes?
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a
Correct answer: b
Q3.
How many hours are there between midnight and midday?
Correct Answer: 12, twelve
Q4.
How many hours are there between midday and midnight?
Correct Answer: 12, twelve
Q5.
How many hours are there in one day?
Correct Answer: 24, twenty-four
Q6.
How many minutes are there in one hour?
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Correct Answer: 60, sixty