3.MD.A.1 Lesson Plans

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.MD.A.1

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"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."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Elapseable
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Elapseable
It's time to learn about time. In this hands-on lesson, students manipulate clock hands and jump across timelines in order to calculate the "distance" between different times and events.
2nd grade
Math
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Time to the Nearest Minute
Lesson plan
Time to the Nearest Minute
Teach your students a vital life skill with this lesson on telling time to the nearest minute! Students will be hands on changing the times on their own clocks and get plenty of practice reading times both with the class and individually.
3rd grade
Math
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Just a Minute
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Just a Minute
Help your students learn how long a minute is with this lesson that shows them how the length of a minute can appear to change depending on the activity, all while putting their time estimation skills to the test.
3rd grade
Math
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Beyond Just Addition
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Beyond Just Addition
In this interactive lesson that includes the use of clock manipulatives, students will discover that addition goes beyond straightforward addition problems. Finding the elapsed time is easy with addition!
3rd grade
Math
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Timeline Solutions for Time Problems
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Timeline Solutions for Time Problems
Teach your students to add and subtract time using number lines. Your class will be gladly moving backwards and forward to the minute solving for related word problems.
3rd grade
Math
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Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problem Strategies
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Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problem Strategies
In this lesson, students will practice strategies of subtracting time and apply them to real life scenarios. Also, use this game with the lesson that teaches addition of elapsed time called Beyond Just Addition.
3rd grade
Math
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It's Time to Celebrate the Chinese New Year!
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It's Time to Celebrate the Chinese New Year!
Celebrating the Chinese New Year is fun for family and friends! Use this lesson to teach your students some of the holiday's traditions and events as they practice solving word problems, which involve time and all four math operations.
3rd grade
Math
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Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems
Lesson plan
Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems
Get your students thinking about how the number line and the word problem are related! Use this lesson alongside *Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problems* or on its own.
3rd grade
Math
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An Elapsed Time Strategy
Lesson plan
An Elapsed Time Strategy
While there are many strategies out there to choose from, help your students focus on the number line strategy for solving elapsed time word problems. Use this lesson independently or alongside *Beyond Just Addition.*
3rd grade
Math
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