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Tell the Time

In this worksheet, students will tell the time from a standard clock face.

'Tell the Time ' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Tell/Write the Time

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we are going to give the time shown on different clock faces.


Clocks have an hour hand and a minute hand (and sometimes a second hand)




The hour hand is shown in red.  It is shorter.

The minute hand is shown in blue.  It is longer.


The hour hand uses the numbers shown on the clock face.  

It is pointing to between 10 and 11, so we know it is after 10 o'clock but before 11 o'clock.


The minute hand does not use the numbers on the clock face.  

We must multiply them by 5 to get the minutes.

It is pointing to 4 which is really 4 x 5 = 20 minutes.


So the time shown is    10:20 or 20 minutes past 10.


Are you ready to look at some more clocks?

alarm clock?

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