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Daylight Savings Time - Page 3

Wake Up Earlier
Wake Up Earlier

Wake Up

It is difficult to adjust to the time change in the spring.

In the spring, people lose an hour of sleep and they feel tired.



Two Clocks Showing Time Moved Forward
Two Clocks Showing Time Moved Forward

Lose an Hour

If you wake up at 6:00, it is like waking up at 5:00.

If you eat lunch at 12:00, it's like eating lunch at 11:00.

Everything seems earlier after you lose an hour in the spring.



Two Clocks Showing Time Moved Back
Two Clocks Showing Time Moved Back

Gain an Hour

If you wake up at 5:00, it is like waking up at 6:00.

If you eat lunch at 12:00, it is like eating lunch at 1:00.

Everything seems later after you gain an hour in the fall (autumn).



Lesson Activities

Clocks PowerPoint

Time Change Reading Aloud Worksheet