Clocks…Telling Time By:Julie Keith For: EDU 506 Dr. B. Lewis June 28, 2000 Clocks…Telling Time This PowerPoint will teach you to tell time. You will learn the parts of a clock and how to read the time to the nearest hour and half-hour. Clocks…Telling Time Tell time by the hour, Tell time by the half-hour, Read clock times written, and Read clock times as numbers. Clocks…Telling Time The shortest hand on this clock is red. It is the hour hand. The hour hand is the number written and spoken first. When it is pointing directly at the number that is the hour. It is written 11:00 It is spoken eleven o’clock. Clocks…Telling Time Now it is your turn. What color is the hour hand? What number is it pointing toward? The time is: 4:00 or four o’clock Clocks…Telling Time The short hour hand can also come between two numbers. The number that comes first is the hour. What numbers is the short hand between? Which number comes first? The hour is: 1: ?? Clocks…Telling Time The longest hand tells the minutes. The minutes are spoken and written last. When the long minute hand touches 12 it means :00(o’clock). When the long minute hand touches the 6 it means thirty minutes are past (:30). Clocks…Telling Time Now let us practice: 7:30 10:30 seven-thirty ten-thirty 11:00 5:30 3:00 eleven o’clock five-thirty three o’clock Thank you. Have fun telling time!
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