Worksheet: Comparing: Faster, Slower, Earlier, and Later

In this worksheet, we will practice how to compare two durations using the words “faster” and “slower” and compare times using the words “earlier” and “later.”


Which clock shows the time 5 hours later?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D


Yesterday, I ate my dinner at 5 o’clock.

Today, I ate my dinner at half past 5.

Did I eat my dinner earlier or later than yesterday?

  • ALater
  • BEarlier


In the morning, Matthew and Sophia started painting at different times.

Who started later?

  • A
  • B


Who got to school earlier?

  • A
  • B


Matthew and Chloe both started their work at the same time.

Who finished later?

  • A
  • B


Sophia swam across the pool in 53 seconds. Madison swam across the pool in 1 minute. Who crossed the pool faster, Sophia or Madison?

  • AMadison
  • BSophia


Daniel and Victoria both started getting ready at the same time.

Who got ready faster?

  • A
  • B


David took 18 minutes to walk to school and Hannah took 23 minutes.

Pick the missing word: 18 is than 23.

  • Agreater
  • Bless

Pick the missing word: 18 minutes goes by than 23 minutes.

  • Aslower
  • Bfaster

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