Applications of Time Unit Plan – Year 5 and Year 6

Applications of Time Unit Plan – Year 5 and Year 6

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This Mathematics unit addresses the concepts of 12- and 24-hour time, timetables and timelines.

It consists of 5 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.

The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.

An assessment task for monitoring student understanding of the unit objectives is included, and will require an additional lesson.

 Lessons

Lesson 1 60 minutes

12- and 24-Hour Time

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will understand the relationship between 12- and 24-hour time systems.

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Lesson 2 60 minutes

Converting Time

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will convert between 12- and 24-hour time systems.

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Lesson 3 60 minutes

Reading Timetables

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will read and interpret timetables and calculate elapsed time.

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Lesson 4 60 minutes

Developing Timetables

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will develop a timetable of daily activities.

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Lesson 5 60 minutes

Reading and Constructing Timelines

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will read, interpret and construct timelines.

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Lesson 6 (Assessment) 60 minutes

Applications of Time Assessment - Year 5 and Year 6

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A 60 minute assessment designed to assess student learning.

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Australian Curriculum alignment

Mathematics > Year 5 > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG110
Compare 12- and 24-hour time systems and convert between themElaborationsinvestigating the ways time was and is measured in different Aboriginal Country, such as using tidal change (Skills: Numeracy,...

Mathematics > Year 6 > Measurement and Geometry > Using units of measurement > ACMMG139
Interpret and use timetablesElaborationsplanning a trip involving one or more modes of public transport (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)developing a t...


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