Time to the Minute

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What do you learn about telling time to the minute?

When you're telling time to the exact minute, you can use the HOUR hand, MINUTE hand, and SKIP COUNTING to help figure out the exact time.

  • First, find the hour by looking at what number the HOUR hand (or short hand) LAST passed.

  • Next, find the minute by skip counting and counting up.

  • Finally, put the hour and minute together to find the exact time.

Transcript Time to the Minute

While Zuri and Freddie watch the snail race, they will need to use the analog clock tower in the park to tell time to the minute. [title] "Time to the Minute" How can you tell time to the exact minute? You can tell time to the exact minute by skip counting and counting up. Let's help Zuri and Freddie figure out what time the clock says. Step one: start by finding the hour hand. We can do this by finding the last hour the HOUR hand (or the short hand) passed. Here the last number the HOUR hand (or the short hand) passed, was two. So the hour is two. Now we need to find out how many MINUTES of the hour have passed. We can skip count (... ) and count up to find how many minutes have passed. Let's skip count by fives together until we reach the minute hand. Remember, skip counting is when you count forward by a certain number. Five, (...) ten, (...) fifteen (...) twenty (...) twenty-five (...) thirty (...) thirty-five Now we can find the exact minute by counting up. Thirty-six (...) thirty-seven. The minute is thirty-seven. Step three: put the hour and minute together to find the exact time. If we do that, the time is 2:37. Let's help Zuri and Freddie figure out what time it is. Remember, step one is to find the hour (...) by looking at what number the HOUR hand last passed. What is the hour? The last number the RED hour hand passed was three (...) so the hour is three. What is the minute? Remember, step two is to find the minute by skip counting, or, counting up. We can skip count, or count up until we reach the BLUE minute hand. Let's count together! Five (...) ten, (...), fifteen (...) Now we count up to the exact minute. Sixteen (...) seventeen, (...) eighteen. The minute is eighteen. Finally step three, put the hour and minute together. So the time is [three eighteen] 3:18. We know that some time has passed, but can you help Zuri and Freddie find the exact time? (...) Great! Remember, step one is to find the hour. Here the last number the hour hand (or the short hand) passed was four, so the hour is four. Next, find the minute by skip counting and counting up. What minute did you get? (...) Lastly, put the hour and minute together. What time did you get? (...) Did you get 4:43? (...) Now it's YOUR turn to help Zuri and Freddie figure out what time it is. What time do you see? (...) [Pause for students to work] The hour hand passed SIX, so the hour is six. If you skip count forward, you should get the number twelve. So, the minute is twelve. The time is [six twelve] 6:12. Remember (...) When you're telling time to the exact minute, you can use the HOUR hand, MINUTE hand, and SKIP COUNTING to help figure out the exact time. First, find the hour by looking at what number the HOUR hand (or short hand) LAST passed. Next, find the minute by skip counting and counting up. Finally, put the hour and minute together to find the exact time. [Zuri and Freddie jump up screaming and cheering and drop the bag of popcorn which spills on the ground.] Oh great, now NO ONE will know the winner!

Time to the Minute Exercise

Would you like to practice what you’ve just learned? Practice problems for this video Time to the Minute help you practice and recap your knowledge.
  • What time is it?

    Hints

    Remember the last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed tells you the hour.

    Find the minutes by skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand).

    Solution
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 4.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 43 minutes.
    • So, the time is 4:43.
  • Find the clocks that match.

    Hints

    Find the minutes by skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand).

    Remember the last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed tells you the hour.

    Solution

    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 2.
    After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 37 minutes.
    So, the time is 2:37. _____________________________________________________________________________________ For the other clocks:
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 3.
    After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 18 minutes.
    So, the time is 3:18.

    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 9.
    After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 22 minutes.
    So, the time is 9:22.

    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 7.
    After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 53 minutes.
    So, the time is 7:53.

  • Match the time to the clock.

    Hints

    Remember the last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed tells you the hour.

    Find the minutes by skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand).

    Solution

    The first clock:

    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 10.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 48 minutes.
    • So, the time is 10:48.
    _____________________________________________________________________________________ For the other clocks:
    The second clock:
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 5.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 12 minutes.
    • So, the time is 5:12.
    The third clock:
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 2.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 32 minutes.
    • So, the time is 2:32.
    The last clock:
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 12.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 38 minutes.
    • So, the time is 12:38.

  • What time is it?

    Hints

    Put a : between the hour and minute.
    Example: 2:30

    If the minutes are less than 10, make sure to put a 0 in the tens place.
    Example: 2:04

    Remember the last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed tells you the hour.

    Find the minutes by skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand).

    Solution

    The first clock:

    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 1.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 48 minutes.
    • So, the time is 1:48.
    _____________________________________________________________________________________ For the other clocks:
    The second clock:
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 11.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 7 minutes.
    • So, the time is 11:07.
    The third clock:
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 6.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 28 minutes.
    • So, the time is 6:28.
    The last clock:
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 8.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 33 minutes.
    • So, the time is 8:33.

  • Sort the steps for how to read a clock.

    Hints

    Think back to what step comes before you find how many minutes have passed.

    Before you start skip counting and counting up what must you find?

    Solution
    1. First, find the hour by looking at the last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed.
    2. Now we need to find how many minutes of the hour have passed by looking at the minute hand (or long hand).
    3. We can skip count and count up to find how many minutes have passed.
    4. Put the hour and minute together to find the exact time.
  • Which times are wrong?

    Hints

    Remember the last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed tells you the hour.

    Find the minutes by skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand).

    Solution

    The last time is 2:52, not 10:14.

    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 2.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 52 minutes.
    • So, the time is 2:52.
    ____________________________________________________________________________________________ For the other clocks:
    The first time is 9:22, not 4:42.
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 9.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 22 minutes.
    • So, the time is 9:22.
    The second time is 4:03, not 4:13.
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 4.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 3 minutes.
    • So, the time is 4:03.
    The third time is 11:23, not 12:23.
    • The last number the hour hand (or short hand) passed was 11.
    • After skip counting and counting up to the minute hand (or long hand), you stop at 23 minutes.
    • So, the time is 11:23.