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Year 4

Convert from hours to minutes and minutes to seconds

I can convert from hours to minutes and from minutes to seconds

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Year 4

Convert from hours to minutes and minutes to seconds

I can convert from hours to minutes and from minutes to seconds

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Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. There are 60 minutes in an hour
  2. There are 60 seconds in a minute
  3. The 6 and 10 times tables help to multiply and divide by 60

Common misconception

Pupils will need to be able to count in steps of 6 to succeed in this lesson and have a good recall of the 6 times table. Calculation errors will occur frequently if there in insecurity in this area.

Consider pre-teaching pupils still insecure with this, and / or providing scaffolding such as a times tables grid.

Keywords

  • Seconds - There are 60 seconds in one minute.

  • Minutes - There are 60 minutes in an hour.

  • Hours - There are 24 hours in a day.

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6 Questions

Q1.
One minute = seconds
Correct Answer: 60
Q2.
Which is the second hand?
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a
b
Correct answer: c
Q3.
How many minutes are there in an hour?
12
24
30
Correct answer: 60
Q4.
Complete the sequence: 0, 6, 12, 18,
Correct Answer: 24
Q5.
60 + 60 =
Correct Answer: 120
Q6.
Order these time intervals from shortest to longest.
1 - one minute
2 - quarter of an hour
3 - half an hour
4 - one hour

6 Questions

Q1.
How many minutes is this? minutes
An image in a quiz
Correct Answer: 120
Q2.
How many seconds is this? seconds
An image in a quiz
Correct Answer: 180
Q3.
8 hours = minutes
Correct Answer: 480
Q4.
Order these intervals of time from shortest to longest.
1 - 55 minutes
2 - 1 hour 5 minutes
3 - 70 minutes
4 - 1 hour 15 minutes
Q5.
Order these intervals of time from shortest to longest.
1 - 50 seconds
2 - 1 minute
3 - 1 minute 5 seconds
4 - 70 seconds
Q6.
How many seconds are there in 3 minutes and 20 seconds? seconds.
180
Correct answer: 200
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