# Time on the Clock | Calendar Reading | Weekly Assessment Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Mathematics

### MATHEMATICS

THIRD TERM

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 3

THEME –  PRIMARY MEASURES

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Perimeter | Perimeter of Square and Rectangular Shapes | Weekly Assessment (Test) Primary 3 (Basic 3)

### LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Time on the Clock

4. 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. say the time accurately in hours and minutes. That’s, in

• Hour and half,
• Quarter after and quarter to,
• Hour and minutes.

2. give dates in day and month.

3. mention the importance of time in daily life activities.

Time and Date

### ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify and state the uses of Clock and Calendar

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of clock charts, Real clocks, Calendars, etc.

### 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

### WRITING INSTRUCTION

Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

### LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION TO TIME

ACTIVITY 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

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

1. identify as 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.

ACTIVITY 2 – 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 _____.

ACTIVITY 2 – HOUR AND HALF

Teacher’s Activities – Review the lesson on hour and half hour (Introduction of Time) – display clock chart showing the following time –

• Clock 1 – Long hand is on 7 and short is on 6.
• Clock 2 – Long hand is on 3 and short is on 6.

• Clock 3 – Long hand is on 12 and short is on 6.
• Clock 4 – Long hand is on 6 and short is on 6.

Ask the pupils to tell the time on the clock.

Pupil’s Activities/Expected Responses – Clock 1 – half past 7, clock 2 – half past 6, clock 3 – half past 12 and clock 4 – half past 6.

Teacher’s Remarks – Good job you for correct responses. When short hand is on the number 1 – 12 and long hand is on 6, the time is half pass that number as you have mentioned, one clap cheer for yourself.

### LESSON 2 – TELLING TIME ON THE CLOCK (QUARTER TO AND QUARTER)

ACTIVITY 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s Activities – Give each a chart showing clock with accurate making and the group to –

1. Write all the numbers on the clock.

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

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

4. Between 12 and 3, what is the total marking?

5. Between 9 and 12, what is the total marking?

6. Quick presentation.

Pupil’s Activities/Expected Responses

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

2. 60 marking

3. Thick and thin marking

4. The total marking between 12 and 3 are 15.

5. The total marking between 9 and 12 are 15.

Teacher’s Remarks – You all done a great job. Each making represent a minute. 15 minutes are also known as quarter. Whenever the long hand is on 3, the time is quarter after that number of the short hand. Also, if the long is on 9, the time is quarter to the next hour.

ACTIVITY 2 – TELLING TIME IN QUARTER AFTER OR QUARTER TO

Teacher’s Activities – Give each of the group a chart showing four (4) showing quarter to and quarter after for the pupils to examine and identify quarter after that number of the short hand and quarter to the next hour.

Pupil’s Activities/Expected Responses – As on the chart. For example, quarter after 2, quarter to 5, etc.

Teacher’s Remarks – Correct. Quarter after means 15 minutes past the number of short hand while quarter to means 15 minutes to the number of the hour after the short hand.

ACTIVITY 3 – QUICK EVALUATION

Group or maintain the existing groups, ask the groups to choose their leader and secretary. Give each group writing materials and a chart showing clocks with quarter to and quarter after for group’s presentation.

Expected Responses – As on the chart.

Teacher’s activities – check response, support where necessary and leave.

Teacher’s remarks – Once again, each of you have done a perfect job. Always remember, long hand 3 means quarter after or 15 minutes after while on 9 means quarter to or 15 minutes to.

ACTIVITY 4 – ASSIGNMENT

Record the time you get home and the leave are leaving for school tomorrow.

### LESSON 3 – TELLING TIME ON THE CLOCK IN HOUR AND MINUTES

ACTIVITY 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s Activities – Based on the pervious lesson, ask the pupils the following questions –

1. What is the total marking on the clock?

Pupil’s Expected Responses – 60

2. Differentiate between quarter after and quarter to.

Pupil’s Expected Responses – 15 minutes after and 15 minutes to.

3. 15 minutes mean __________.

Pupil’s Expected Responses – quarter

4. What time do you get home yesterday?

5. What time do you leave for school?

Pupil’s Expected Responses (4 and) – As stated by the pupils.

Teacher’s Remarks – This is great, one clap cheer for yourself. Minute(s) can more or less that quarter after or quarter to depending on the long hand. Look at the chart on the board, between one hour to the next is 5 minutes. For example, between 12 and 2 is 10 minutes. Let’s us count. That’s 10 minutes past _______.

Always start counting from the first marking after the 12 hour and stop at the long hand. Whenever the long hand is on 12, the time is the short hour o clock. For example, if long hand is on 12 and short hand is on 5, the time is 5 o clock.

Also, whenever the long hand is before 6, it is after and when the long hand after 6, it is to.

ACTIVITY 2 – GROUP WORK

Group or maintain the existing groups, ask the groups to choose their leader and secretary. Give each group writing materials and a chart showing clocks with hour and minute for group’s presentation.

Expected Responses

Clock 1 – half past 30 or 30 minutes after 1

Clock 2 – 16 minutes to 6

Clock 3 – 21 minutes to 10

Clock 4 – 3 O’ clock

Clock 5 – 19 minutes to 8

Clock 6 – 8 minutes after 10

Clock 7 – 25 minutes past 6

Clock 8 – 10 minutes after 10

Teacher’s Activities – Check response, support when necessary and leave. Cold call any member in each group for presentation.

Teacher’s Remarks – Good job you all for active participation and good presentation.

ACTIVITY 3 – ASSIGNMENT

What is day and month of your birth?

### LESSON 4 – DATE AND MONTH ON CALENDAR

Teacher’s Activities – Display a full calendar (January to December) for each pupil to identify their day and month of birth and state the important of calendar.

Pupil’s Activities/Expected Responses – Day 7 of May, etc. Calendar is used for checking date.

Teacher’s Remarks – Correct. Calendar can be for many things other than checking dates. It used for schedule and keeping appointments. It is used for breakdown task into smaller units. Today, we are going to be making important activities and days on the calendar.

ACTIVITY 2 – GROUP WORK

Group or maintain the existing groups, ask the group to choose a leader and secretary, give each group necessary materials with the set of instructions for presentation.

On the calendar, mark the following –

1. New year – January 1

2. April 4 – Easter Sunday

3. April 5 – Easter Monday

4. May 1 – Worker’s Day

5. May 13 – Id el Fitr

6. May 14 – Id el Fitr

7. May 27 – Children’s Day

8. June 12 – Democracy Day

9. October 1 – National Day

10. October 5 – Teacher’s Day

11. December 25 – Christmas Day

Teacher’s Activities – Check response, support when necessary and leave. Cold call any member in each group for presentation.

Teacher’s Remarks – Each of the date marked on the calendar are public holidays recognised by Nigeria and international.

### REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation.

### 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. Leads pupils to state time in minutes, hours, half past and quarter to.

Pupil’s Activities – State time in minutes, hours, half past and quarter to.

3. Uses clock chart to demonstrate to the pupils how to tell time.

Pupil’s Activities – State and demonstrate how to tell time.

4. Designs activities that will enable pupils to state time in hours and minutes.

5. Displays calendar and guides to say dates like Christmas, New Year, Easter, id-el-kabir and Nigerian Independence are celebrated.

Pupil’s Activities – Study the calendar and say when certain events like Christmas, New Year, Easter, id-el-kabir and Nigerian Independence are celebrated to locate the dates as indicated by the teacher.

6. Leads pupils to identify the use of time and dates in daily life activities.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the use of time and date in daily life activities.

### CONCLUSION

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

1.

### 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 means ___________.

A. 30 seconds

B. 30 hours

C. 30 minutes

7. Quarter to means ___________.

A. 15 hours after

B. 15 minutes to

C. 15 second to

7. Quarter after means ___________.

A. 15 minutes after

B. 15 hours to

C. 15 second to

8. The different between clock and calendar is ___________.

A. clock for day while calendar for time

B. time for clock while day for calendar

C. time for calendar while day for time

9. National day is ___________.

A. May 27, children day

B. June 12, Democracy day

C. October 1, Independence day

10. Today’s date is ___________.