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Time Problem Solving Activity for 3rd and 4th Class - Flashing Lights (seconds and minutes)

Added: 25 Mar 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Assessment / Guide/notes / Lesson Plan

Activity that develops problem solving strategies and application of learners knowledge of seconds and minutes.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Time

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • consolidate and develop further a sense of time passing
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving times and dates and the addition and subtraction of hours and minutes
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving times and dates

Suggestions for use: This problem is a good way of introducing children to common multiples and it is also a useful context for looking at different recording methods.

Meta information

  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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