But my 4th graders can’t tell time!

Elapsed time is incorporated into the 4th grade standard MAFS.4.MD.1.2: Use the four operations to solve word problems involving…intervals of time…and represent intervals of time using linear models. But what do you do when your students can’t tell time, let alone represent time on a number line? These 3rd grade blog posts have some great instructional strategies that you may find helpful when scaffolding instruction and trying to find the “time” to reteach telling time.

It’s That Time! Ideas on how to incorporate mini time tasks
time match
Relate a clock to a number line!
Use a number line to determine elapsed time!
elapsed time number line

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