## Reading and Telling Time

#### How to read time on an analog clock?

Time is represented by

If someone says that the time is

If the time is

Look at the clock below.

**Hours, Minutes and Seconds**. For this grade we will only learn about Hours and Minutes.If someone says that the time is

**6:15**, then**6**represents**hours**and**15**represents**minutes**. So the time is**15 minutes past 6**. In other words, it is**quarter past 6**.If the time is

**6:45**, then we can read it as**15 minutes to 6**or**quarter to 7**.Look at the clock below.

**What is the time in the clock?**
The longer hand is the Minute hand.

The shorter hand is the Hour hand.

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

The longer hand is at 3 that means, Minute hand is showing 3 × 5 = 15 minutes.

The hour hand is between 6 and 7.

So, the time is 6.15.

The shorter hand is the Hour hand.

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

The longer hand is at 3 that means, Minute hand is showing 3 × 5 = 15 minutes.

The hour hand is between 6 and 7.

So, the time is 6.15.

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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

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

So, 6.40 is 20 minutes

**to**7.