# Reading a Calendar (1)

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

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Time Problems

Difficulty level:

### 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 we add 7 to the dates as we 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?

Thursday
Thurs
EDDIE SAYS
Locate the 2 on the calendar and look to the left to find the day.
• Question 2

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day does the 9th February fall?

Thursday
Thurs
EDDIE SAYS
Locate the 10 on the calendar and look at the empty box above it which would be 9. Next look to the left of the 9 to find the day.
• 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?

Tuesday
Tues
EDDIE SAYS
Locate the 15 and look at the box above it. From here look to the left to find the day.
• Question 4

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

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

29
EDDIE SAYS
28 + 1 = 29 days in a leap year
• Question 5

Were there more Fridays or Saturdays in February 2012?

same number
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the amount of days in the Friday and Saturday rows.
• 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?

Thursday
EDDIE SAYS
Exactly a week later would be the following 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?

Friday
Fri
EDDIE SAYS
There are 31 days in January, so she leaves on a Friday.
• Question 8

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

What is the date on the last Thursday in February?

23rd February
EDDIE SAYS
Find the last Thursday in the Thursday row and see it's the 23rd.
• 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?

Thursday
EDDIE SAYS
In the intro we were told that 2012 was a leap year, so there were 29 days in February, which means St. David's Day was on a Thursday.
• Question 10

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

How many February days fell on a weekend in 2012?

8
EDDIE SAYS
8 days including 16 and 26.
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