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Lesson 3: Measuring Longer Lengths of Time

Use this interactive activity to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about measuring longer lengths of time. Students can try the activity on their own or in pairs.


Describe activities that take different lengths of time.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 232–233

Instructions for Use

Interactive Calendar allows students to create calendars for given months to help them determine what activities take longer lengths of time.

The calendar for the current month is shown. Click “M+” at the top of the calendar to move one month ahead or “M−” to move one month back. To move one year ahead, click “Y+”, and to move one year back, click “Y−”. Click “Reset” to bring the calendar back to the current month.

What activities take less than one month?

What activities take more than one month?

How many weeks are there until Canada Day, on July 1?

How many months has it been since New Year’s Day, on January 1?