# Develop Skills in Telling the Time

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

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Tell/Write the Time

Difficulty level:

#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we are going to match the times 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 green.  It is longer.

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

It is pointing to between 9 and 10, so we know it is after 9 o'clock but before 10 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 5 which is really 5 x 5 = 25 minutes.

So the time shown is    25 minutes past 9 or 9:25

Are you ready to look at some more clocks?

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