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Reading a Calendar (1)

In this worksheet, children read information from a calendar then answer questions about it.

'Reading a Calendar (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:  Time and Timetables

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A calendar shows the days and dates of each month of the year.  

This changes every year.

Here is an example showing the days and dates in February 2012.

 

 

2012 is a leap year, so there is one extra day in this February month.

Notice how you add 7 to the dates as you go forward a week.

Look at the dates on Wednesdays which go up in sevens:   1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day does the 2nd February fall?

 

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day does the 9th February fall?

 

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day of the week was Valentine's Day (February 14th) in 2012?

 

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.  

How many days are there in February on a leap year?

 

Were there more Fridays or Saturdays in February 2012?

 

same number

more Saturdays

more Fridays

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

Jack is flying to Spain on February 16th and flies back exactly a week later.

On what day does he fly back?

 

Tuesday

Thursday

Sunday

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

Jenny is coming to stay on 30th January and is leaving four days later.

On what day of the week is she leaving?

 

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

What is the date on the last Thursday in February?

 

23rd February

24th February

30th February

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

St. David's Day is on 1st March.

On what day of the week was St. David's Day in 2012?

 

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

How many February days fell on a weekend in 2012?

 

  • Question 1

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day does the 2nd February fall?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Thursday
Thurs
  • Question 2

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day does the 9th February fall?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Thursday
Thurs
  • Question 3

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day of the week was Valentine's Day (February 14th) in 2012?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Tuesday
Tues
  • Question 4

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.  

How many days are there in February on a leap year?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
29
  • Question 5

Were there more Fridays or Saturdays in February 2012?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
same number
  • Question 6

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

Jack is flying to Spain on February 16th and flies back exactly a week later.

On what day does he fly back?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Thursday
  • Question 7

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

Jenny is coming to stay on 30th January and is leaving four days later.

On what day of the week is she leaving?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Friday
Fri
  • Question 8

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

What is the date on the last Thursday in February?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
23rd February
  • Question 9

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

St. David's Day is on 1st March.

On what day of the week was St. David's Day in 2012?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Thursday
  • Question 10

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

How many February days fell on a weekend in 2012?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
8
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