Measuring Time: The Calendar

Simple Measurement
  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

In this book, readers learn what the calendar measures and why knowing how to measure days, weeks, months, and years is important. They learn the history of the lunar and solar calendars, how days and months get their names, and the different calendars around the world. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract days.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Category STEM
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF013080, JNF013030
Dewey 529
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 550
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 3.2
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 152905
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Counting Down the Days
  • Sun and Moon
  • Moon Gazing
  • The First Calendars
  • Solar Power
  • Weeks
  • Romans to the Rescue
  • Calendars of the World
  • Months, Days, and Years, Oh My!
  • Track the Dates
  • Glossary
  • Books and Web Sites
  • Index
Author: Julia Vogel

Illustrator: Luanne Marten

Teaching Guides

Simple Measurement

Knowing how to tell time on a digital and analog clock is an important elementary skill. Additionally, some minutes on the clock can be expressed in different ways (i.e., quarter after two and two fifteen). Giving children practice with both types of clocks is a good way to teach them… View →

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