Read "What Time is it Mr. Crocidile?"
Students will listen and when asked they will correctly be able to identify the times in the story and color in their clocks on a worksheet that follows along with the story.
2 Direct Instruction
Teacher will transition into shcedules by explaining what a schedule is and present the current class shedule as an example and then establish goals for the lesson and clarify the set.
Students will discuss why a schedule is important and what types of things go on a schedule and what types of things do not.
3 Guided Practice
Using the Smartboard, the teacher will search for images that describe the class current schedule. The teacher will also use Word on the Smartboard to create the proper times to go along with the activities.
Students will help the teacher search for ideas on Google and tell the teacher the times to write on the clocks.
4 Independent Practice
Supervise; help as needed
Students will now use the same tools to create their own daily schedule on the computers where they are free to include homework time, play dates, doctors appointments, etc.
5 Discussion and Presentation
As a class, we will discuss our schedules and their similarities and differences.
Students will discuss and then they may present their schedules to the class and share the pictures they chose.
Key Standards Supported
Measurement And Data
Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.
Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with single-unit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve simple put- together, take-apart, and compare problems4 using information presented in a bar graph.
Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects to the nearest whole unit, or by making repeated measurements of the same object. Show the measurements by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units.
Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.
Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?