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Roll and Cover – Telling Time to the Minute

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 2 - 3

Practice telling to the minute with this roll and cover game

⏱️Telling Time to the Minute – Roll and Cover Game

Rolling dice, matching pictures, and telling time—what more could a kid want? You’ll get all three benefits from this fun dice game.

To play, students take turns rolling a die. When the die stops on a number, the student will read on of the clocks in that line. Place a counter or a manipulative over the clock. Continue play by taking turns and covering the clocks. Try to cover as many clocks as you can!

Through this activity, students will show they can read analog clocks to the nearest minute.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your math lessons. 

In addition to partner work time, use this time to the minute game to enhance learning through guided math groups, fast finishers, or at-home learning. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need help understanding the concepts by inviting them to refer to anchor charts to recall past lessons. 

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For fast finishers, students can practice writing each time in word form or determining the elapsed time between the first clock and the last clock.

 

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the color or black and white PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.

Print on cardstock for added durability and longevity. Place the sheets in a folder or large envelope for easy access. 


This resource was created by Allie Kleijnjans, a teacher in Pennsylvania and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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