Lesson Plan


This lesson plan can be used directly by the teachers to explain the concept of Standard Time to children from 5th to 8th grades. The lesson plan decribes in detail the longitudes and their role in determining the time of a particular place. This has been done with help of various maps and diagrams. The lesson has been reinforced with the exapmle of India and Indian Standard Time.


  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


Standard Time time zones longitude longitudes



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2008-12-02.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 1

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a check list of three questions which can be used during a lecture to prompt a quick discussion or review. The questions (summarizing key points, adding one’s own thoughts and posing clarifying questions) can be posted in the classroom, used as part of students’ notetaking prompts or asked orally.

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