Telling Time

1. What is the time in the clock below?

telling time
3 × 5 = 15 minutes
The minute hand shows 15 minutes.

The hour hand is between 6 and 7.

So, the time is 6.15.

There are 5 minutes between two adjacent big markings on the clock.

2. Fill in the blank with 'past' or 'to'.
Britney does the dishes at 7.15 pm.
7.15 is 15 minutes _______ 7.

7.15 is 15 minutes after 7 o'clock.

So, 7.15 is 15 minutes past 7.

3. Fill in the blank with 'past' or 'to'.
Carolina goes for a jog at 6.40 am.
6.40 is 20 minutes _______ 7.

6.40 is 20 minutes before 7 o'clock.

So, 6.40 is 20 minutes to 7.