Lesson Plan

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.
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Learning Objectives

Students will understand how long a minute is.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
1 Minute MultiplicationTime Trial
  • Tell the students that today they are going to learn how we measure time.
  • Ask students to brainstorm measurements of time.
  • Record their responses on the board. Students might mention words like day, month, year, hour, week, second, minute, decade, and century.