1MA- learn to use mathematics in their daily lives (QCC)
1MA-34 identify and write time to the hour and one-half hour (analog and digital clocks) (QCC) (1MA_E1998-34)
1MA-35 tell time to the half hour (QCC) (1MA_E1998-35)
Wheels On the Bus- First Grade Language Arts series
paper plates clock faces with times of important activities in school the class must be on time for
place on the wall to hang clocks
|Introduction: Remind students of the character education objective by writing it on the board. This should allow a springboard for discussion of how the trait is an important guide to live by. Remind them to be aware of this character education objective throughout the story, for the summary activity will be applying them.|
Ask students if they have ever missed the bus or been late, why did this happen?
Read the story Wheels On the Bus (aloud to large group or shared reading)
Ask : Why the grandmother and child missed the bus?
What gets you or your family distracted from being on time?
Why is it important to be on time and not get distracted? (Make a group list)
What activities do we have at school which are important for us to be punctual (on time for)?
List the activities and their times on the board.
Show students the paper plate clocks and explain how to read the clock. In large group explain and decipher the time on the paper plate clock and put it next to the important activity.
Have students transfer the activity and written time to a piece of paper and create a class bulletin board of your schedule.