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Earlier or Later

In this worksheet, students must state whether something is earlier or later to happen.

'Earlier or Later' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Measurement Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

If something is earlier to happen, it happens before something else.

 

Jack arrives at the top of the hill at 4 p.m.

Jill arrives at 4.30 p.m.

 

 

Jack arrives earlier than Jill.

Jill arrives later than Jack.

Roses flower in June.

Sunflowers flower in July.

 

Which flowers come out earlier?

roses

sunflowers

Roses flower in June.

Sunflowers flower in July.

 

Which flowers come out later?

roses

sunflowers

Aunty Mary and Uncle Tony came to tea.

Aunty Mary arrived at 4.30 p.m.

Uncle Tony arrived 10 minutes later.

 

Who was earlier to arrive?

Aunty Mary

Uncle Tony

Aunty Mary and Uncle Tony came to tea.

Aunty Mary arrived at 4.30 p.m.

Uncle Tony arrived 10 minutes later.

 

Who was later to arrive?

Aunty Mary

Uncle Tony

Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509.

Elizabeth I came to the throne in 1558.

 

Who was later to reign?

Henry VIII

Elizabeth I

Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509.

Elizabeth I came to the throne in 1558.

 

Who was earlier to reign?

Henry VIII

Elizabeth I

The street lights in The Drive come on at 6.30 p.m.

In The Crescent, they come on at 6.25 p.m.

 

In which street are they earlier to come on?

The Drive

The Crescent

The street lights in The Drive come on at 6.30 p.m.

In The Crescent, they come on at 6.25 p.m.

 

In which street are they later to come on?

The Drive

The Crescent

Bill comes to stay on Tuesday.

Amy comes to stay on Friday of the same week.

 

Who arrives earlier?

Amy

Bill

Bill comes to stay on Tuesday.

Amy comes to stay on Friday of the same week.

 

Who arrives later?

Amy

Bill

  • Question 1

Roses flower in June.

Sunflowers flower in July.

 

Which flowers come out earlier?

CORRECT ANSWER
roses
EDDIE SAYS
June is before July.
  • Question 2

Roses flower in June.

Sunflowers flower in July.

 

Which flowers come out later?

CORRECT ANSWER
sunflowers
EDDIE SAYS
July is after June.
  • Question 3

Aunty Mary and Uncle Tony came to tea.

Aunty Mary arrived at 4.30 p.m.

Uncle Tony arrived 10 minutes later.

 

Who was earlier to arrive?

CORRECT ANSWER
Aunty Mary
EDDIE SAYS
Aunty Mary arrived first.
  • Question 4

Aunty Mary and Uncle Tony came to tea.

Aunty Mary arrived at 4.30 p.m.

Uncle Tony arrived 10 minutes later.

 

Who was later to arrive?

CORRECT ANSWER
Uncle Tony
EDDIE SAYS
Uncle Tony arrived after Aunty Mary.
  • Question 5

Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509.

Elizabeth I came to the throne in 1558.

 

Who was later to reign?

CORRECT ANSWER
Elizabeth I
EDDIE SAYS
1558 is after 1509.
  • Question 6

Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509.

Elizabeth I came to the throne in 1558.

 

Who was earlier to reign?

CORRECT ANSWER
Henry VIII
EDDIE SAYS
1509 is before 1558.
  • Question 7

The street lights in The Drive come on at 6.30 p.m.

In The Crescent, they come on at 6.25 p.m.

 

In which street are they earlier to come on?

CORRECT ANSWER
The Crescent
EDDIE SAYS
6.25 p.m. is five minutes before 6.30 p.m.
  • Question 8

The street lights in The Drive come on at 6.30 p.m.

In The Crescent, they come on at 6.25 p.m.

 

In which street are they later to come on?

CORRECT ANSWER
The Drive
EDDIE SAYS
6.30 p.m. is five minutes after 6.25 p.m.
  • Question 9

Bill comes to stay on Tuesday.

Amy comes to stay on Friday of the same week.

 

Who arrives earlier?

CORRECT ANSWER
Bill
EDDIE SAYS
Tuesday is three days before Friday.
  • Question 10

Bill comes to stay on Tuesday.

Amy comes to stay on Friday of the same week.

 

Who arrives later?

CORRECT ANSWER
Amy
EDDIE SAYS
Friday is three days after Tuesday.
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