Measuring Time: The Clock

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

In this book, readers learn what the clock measures and why knowing how to tell time--in seconds, minutes, and hours--is important. They learn the history of the clocks, including sundials and hourglasses. They also learn how to read analog and digital clocks to tell time. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract hours.

Format Your Price Add
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 610
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.6
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 152906
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

  • Keeping Track of Time
  • Rising With the Sun
  • The Sundial
  • The Hourglass
  • The Clock
  • Minutes and Seconds
  • Telling Time
  • Analog and Digital
  • Other Ways to Say the Time
  • Terrific Timekeeping
  • 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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