Lesson 13 Is It a.m. or p.m.?

    • Let’s read and write times using a.m. or p.m.

Warm-up Choral Count: Count Around the Clock

Digital clocks represent time using digits. What patterns do you see?

Activity 1 What is the Time of Day?

  1. Use the materials your teacher gives you to create your own representation for the hours in a day.

    • Circle and label when you eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the diagram.

    • Shade in when you might be sleeping.

  2. Fill in the blank with a.m. or p.m. to show the time of day for each activity. Explain your thinking to your partner.

    1. Diego goes to baseball practice at 3:00 .

    2. Mai eats breakfast at 7:00 .

    3. Tyler eats lunch at 12:00 .

    4. Elena walks her dog at 2:00 .

    5. Han gets on the bus to go to school at 8:00 .

    6. The second-grade class has a snack at 10:00 .

Activity 2 Tell Time with a.m. and p.m.

  • Label each activity with a.m. or p.m.

  • Draw a line to the time when the activity could take place.

  • Draw the hands on the clock to show the time.

do homework

Digital clock displaying one-fifty.

get ready for bed

Digital clock. Five minutes past twelve.

eat lunch

Digital clock. Four thirty-five.

on the way to school

Digital clock displaying 10 after 8.

in bed sleeping

Digital clock displaying seven fifty-five.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

  1. Analog clock. Hour hand, almost nine. Minute hand, ten.

    The clock shows when Clare went to bed. Write the time, including a.m. or p.m.

  2. Analog clock. Hour hand, between 7 and 8. Minute hand, at 5.

    The clock shows when Noah got to school. Write the time, including a.m. or p.m.