"The Warlord's Alarm. A mathematical adventure" by Virginia Pilegard is a story a bout two children: Chuan and Jing jing, whose task is to make sure their boss, the Warlord, wakes up on time to get to the Palace when the gates open. At an inn with no clocks, they must figure out another way to measure time. Together they make a water clock to wake them up early.
In this companion unit packet to the book, we talk about ways we can measure, estimate and calculate time. 12 pages of fun activities and worksheets.
Learning benefits include: learn about life long ago, ancient china culture, literacy, observation skills, time keeping, measurement, critical thinking, Math, and logic.