Introduction of Time | Important of Time | Identification of Second, Minute and Hour | Telling Time in Half Pass | Weekly Assessment (Test) Primary 2 (Basic 2) – Mathematics

 

MATHEMATICS

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 2

THEME –  PRIMARY MEASURES 

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TOPIC – INTRODUCTION TO TIME 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Introduction to Time

3. Important of Time

4. Telling Time in Half Pass

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. identify the second, minute and hour hands.

2. mention the important of time.

3. give time to the hour and half.

 

RATIONALE

Time

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify wristwatch, table and wall clock as tools for measuring time.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Real clocks

2. Cardboard clocks

3. Dummy clock

4. Calendars

5. Table of days of the week

 

METHOD OF TEACHING

Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION TO TIME 

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Display 2 – 4 wall clock depending on the size of the class for the pupils to

1. identify wall clock, table clock and wristwatch.

2. state the uses of clock.

3. identify the marking, second, minute and hour hand.

Pupil’s Activities/Expected Responses – These are clocks, they are used to checking the time. Clock has three (3) – second is thin and long. The long hand is minute hand while the short is the hour hand.

 

 

Teacher’s Remarks – You have done a great. One clap cheer for yourself. Clock is a device used for measuring time. Also, it’s used to measure the exact time. For example, break time, etc. Wristwatch, wall or table clock are used for the same purpose – Time.

Clock has three (3) – Second hand for keeping the seconds, long and short hands for keeping minutes and hours.

 

QUICK EVALUATION 

Display a chart showing four (4) clocks with different time in hour and half hour for the pupils to draw. Guide them use a perfect circular object to draw. And also, let them respond to these questions –

  • Clock 1 – Long hand is on _____ and short is on _____.
  • Clock 2 – Long hand is on _____ and short is on _____.
  • Clock 3 – Long hand is on _____ and short is on _____.
  • Clock 4 – Long hand is on _____ and short is on _____.

 

Teacher’s Activities/Remarks – Check and mark response, leave a comment.

 

LESSON 2 – HOUR AND HALF 

ACTIVITY 1 

Teacher’s Activities – Guide the pupils to recall the activities on clock such as important of clock and Identification of second, minute and hour hands.

Pupil’s Activities/Expected Responses – Recall and state the important of clock and name the three (3).

Teacher’s Remarks – Clock is used for measuring time. Second, minute and hour hands are the three (3) of cloth Don’t forget, wristwatch, table and wall call serve the same purpose.

 

GROUP ACTIVITIES

 

 

Group the class depending on the size of the class and ask them to choose their leader and secretary. Give each group writing materials and a chart showing a clock with well number and also, with good marking.

 

Instructions – 

1. Write all the numbers on the clock.

2. Count and record the total number of marking on the clock.

3. There are two (2) types of marking on the clock, differentiate them.

4. Between 12 and 6 what is the total number of marking?

5. Presentation.

Note – Respond to all unclear questions. 

 

Expected Response:

1.   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12

2. 60 marking

3. Thick and thin marking

4. The total number of marking between 12 and 6 are 30.

 

Teacher’s Activities/Remarks – Check group activities, comment and leave. At the end of the activities, cold call anyone in each group for presentation. Good job you all. Number 1 – 12 present hours. The total marking present the total minutes. Between 12 and 6 hours are 30 minutes call half hour.

 

ACTIVITY 2 – HALF PAST 

Teacher’s Activities – Display charts showing each hour and half. For example, half pass one, half pass two, etc. for the pupils to recognise each hour on the number and half on 6.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities/Expected Responses – Recognised hour and half.

Teacher’s Remarks – Good job for quick response. Every time the short hand is on any of the numbers and long hand is on 6. It is read as half pass that number. For example, half pass 1, half pass 2, etc.

 

TELLING TIME IN HALF PASS 

Guide the pupils to reading loud and clear in half pass –

  • Half past 1
  • Half past 2
  • Half past 3
  • Half past 4
  • Half past 5
  • Half past 6, etc.

 

30 MINUTES PASS

Guide them to read in 30 minutes pass –

  • 30 minutes past 1
  • 30 minutes past 2
  • 30 minutes past 3
  • 30 minutes past 4
  • 30 minutes past 5
  • 30 minutes past 6, etc.

 

LESSON 3 – PRESENTATION OF HALF ON CLOCK 

Activity 1 – Ask the pupils to draw clocks and indicate the following half pass –

  • Half past 1
  • Half past 6
  • Half past 9
  • Half past 12

Activity 2 – Revision and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Explains the long and short hands of the clock.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and state the difference between short and long hands.

 

 

3. Leads pupils to relate half hour to half of the clock face and emphasize the convention of saying half past.

Pupil’s Activities – Say the time as shown on clocks (real or cardboard).

4. Writes a given time on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Write given time in their exercise books.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

NEXT LESSON

Introduction to the Days of the Week | Activities of Different Days of the Week Primary 2 (Basic 2) – Mathematics

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. say the time on a given cardboard clock or time on the clock drawn on the cardboard.

2. write the time of a given diagram or cardboard on the board/exercise book.

3. name the days of the week.

4. name the day before and after a given day.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

1. ___________ is used for measuring time.

A. Time

B. Clock

C. Week

 

2. Clock has many hands ___________.

A. Tree

 

 

B. Thirty

C. Three

 

3. ___________ is thin and long hand.

A. Hour

B. Minute

C. Second

 

4. ___________ is the short and thick hand.

A. Hour

B. Minute

C. Second

 

5. ___________ is the long and thick hand.

A. Hour

B. Minute

C. Second

 

6. Half hour is ___________.

A. 30 minutes

B. 30 hours

C. 30 second

 

7. Short hand on 7 and long hand on 6 means ___________.

A. half before 7

B. half pass 7

C. half to 7

 

8. Long hand on 6 and short hand on 3 means ___________.

A. half before 3

 

 

B. half to 3

C. half pass 3

 

9. How many days in a week?

A. Seventy

B. Seven

C. Seventeen

 

10. Write the day of the following day.

  • What day of the week is today? ___________
  • What day of the week is yesterday? ___________
  • What day of the week is tomorrow? ___________