Teaching Resource

How Long Does It Take? – Worksheet

PDF | 2 pages|Grades: F - 2

A worksheet with 18 daily events that can be sorted depending on how long they take to occur.

Use this teaching resource as an activity for students to demonstrate their understanding of seconds, minutes and hours.

Students cut out the events and paste them into the table provided, depending on how long they take (seconds, minutes or hours).

Note that there is no one “correct” answer as to how these events should be sorted. It is more important that students justify their thinking when sharing their groupings, e.g. one child might say that it takes seconds to eat a snack, while another child might say that it takes minutes.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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