ALEX Learning Activity

It's About Time!

A Learning Activity is a strategy a teacher chooses to actively engage students in learning a concept or skill using a digital tool/resource.

  This learning activity provided by:  
Author: Joanna Darden
School:University of Alabama in Huntsville
  General Activity Information  
Activity ID: 1434
It's About Time!
Digital Tool/Resource:
Web Address – URL:

  Associated Standards and Objectives  
Content Standard(s):
MA2015 (2016)
Grade: 1
17 ) Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks. [1-MD3]

MA2015 (2016)
Grade: 2
20 ) Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. [2-MD7]

Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to tell time using a variety of analog clocks while also reviewing the difference between AM and PM.

  Strategies, Preparations and Variations  

The students will join the quiz by using the code provided. The Kahoot! quiz will help students review the skill of telling time with a variety of styles of clocks. They will also practice the difference between AM and PM.

Assessment Strategies:

This game in Kahoot! provides a full access report of the students' responses so that educators can complete a formative assessment.

Advanced Preparation:

To fully use this learning asset, students must have access to devices (does not have to be 1:1) and internet access that allows the website Kahoot!. Teachers can either set up the devices before students arrive, or make the long URL into a tiny URL or QR code if applicable to save time. Also, set up a projector that the teacher can control so that students can read questions asked during the game.

Variation Tips (optional):

If students do not have access to enough devices, this game could also be played with the teacher answering the questions based on students' collective response.

Notes or Recommendations (optional):
  Keywords and Search Tags  
Keywords and Search Tags: AM, PM, time