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Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 3 students learn to tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals in minutes, e.g., by representing the problem on a number line diagram.

Common Core: 3.MD.1

### Suggested Learning Targets

• I can say and write time to the nearest minute.
• I can measure the duration of time in minutes.
• I can solve addition and subtraction word problems involving durations of time measured in minutes.
Tell, write, and measure time to the minute (Common Core Standard 3.MD.1)

Telling Time to the Nearest Minute: 3.MD.1
How to tell time to the nearest minute, given a context?
Both analog and digital clocks are presented.
A minute is a small unit of time and an hour is a large unit of time.
There are 60 minutes in 1 hour.
AM is the morning and PM is the afternoon ore evening.
3 MD 1 Lesson 1
In this lesson, you will learn how to say and write time to the nearest minute.

### Elapsed Time

Solving elapsed time word problems (Common Core Standard 3.MD.1)
How to tell elapsed time? 3.MD.1
Example:
Julia starts her homework at 4:23 pm. She finishes at 5:00 pm. How much time does Julia spend doing homework?
Solve using number line or using subtraction. How to solve problems involving elapsed time?
Elapsed time is how much time passes between two events.
Example:
Fred woke up at the time on the first clock. He ate breakfast at the time shown on the second clock. How much time passed between when he woke up and ate breakfast?

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