Students use a real world concept, movie theater times, in order to explore concepts of elapsed time. In this activity, students read the sample movie times and answer questions about beginning and ending times.
Elapsed time is such a tricky concept to teach in a way that students understand. There are a variety of methods and strategies for teaching elapsed time, but using a number line really helps my students be successful.
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