Video: Using AM or PM to Describe the Time of an Event

Natalie is keeping a log of her daily activities. She is recording what she does in the am and what she does in the pm. She eats lunch at school at 1 o’clock. Should she record this in the am or the pm?

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Natalie is keeping a log of her daily activities. She is recording what she does in the am and what she does in the pm. She eats lunch at school at one o’clock. Should she record this in the am or the pm?

We can see from the model that Natalie is recording her day from 12 midnight to 12 midnight. We can also see that the time from 12 midnight until noon is am, and the time between noon and midnight is called pm. The am section of the model is orange. In the am, Natalie wakes up and does math at school in the afternoon. In the green section, or the pm section, Natalie leaves school and eats dinner. Natalie has her lunch at one o’clock, which is after 12 noon and before she leaves school. Does Natalie have her lunch in the am or the pm? Natalie has her lunch in the pm.

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