Elapsed Time Task Cards | Telling Time to the Nearest Minute | Print & Digital

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
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  • Internet Activities
33 + 60 digital slides
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Help your students master telling time to the nearest minute and elapsed time with these No Prep, Ready to Use task cards. These time task cards come in both printable and digital options so you can choose what works best for your students. These engaging elapsed time task cards and telling time task cards are the perfect addition to your math centers, math lessons or small group instructions. These task cards include a mix of analog, digital and 24-hour time activities to allow your students to review and practice a variety of important telling time and elapsed time skills. Students will practice telling time and showing time on an analog clock, writing time in multiple ways, using analog and digital clocks interchangeably, figuring elapsed time, showing elapsed time and ordering time. Simply print the task cards or share the digital Google Slides activity.

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Telling Time to the Nearest Minute and Elapsed Time Task Cards include:

  • 60 printable time task cards 
  • 60 digital time task cards on Google Slides
  • Answer cards for teacher or student self-checking

Skills and Concepts covered:

  • Telling the time on an analog clock
  • Showing the time on an analog clock
  • Writing the time in different ways
  • Using analog and digital time interchangeably
  • Working out elapsed time
  • Showing elapsed time 
  • Ordering time

There are many ways you can use the telling time task cards, including:

  • Independent practice in class
  • Small group work
  • Part of a math station or center
  • Review and remediation
  • Home practice and consolidation

See what teachers are saying about these elapsed time task cards:

  • “Great resource for in person and distance learning!”
  • “My students were engaged trying to decipher analog times! We had great discussions--not only with time, but multiplication facts, too! Thank you for a great product!”
  • “Loved this resource! Great task cards to use for ind. work station.”
  • “Love these tasks cards for small group/ center time!”
  • “My students love these cards for a quick review!”

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Total Pages
33 + 60 digital slides
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.
Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals in minutes, e.g., by representing the problem on a number line diagram.
Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale.


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