Black Queen by Michael Morpurgo

Childrens Literature

By Michael Morpurgo

The "Black Queen" is what Billy calls his shadowy next-door neighbor. She consistently wears a black cloak and a wide-brimmed hat, and lurks approximately her backyard, by myself aside from her black cat. Scarily for Billy, the Black Queen befriends him and asks him to seem after her automobile whereas she is away.

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O’clock 5 to The number of small marks are the number of minutes or seconds. 3 6 quarter to The hands move in this direction. This is called the clockwise direction. 1 11 9 3 4 8 7 5 6 6 6 6 10 o’clock Quarter past 1 Half past 3 Quarter to 7 32 NUMBERS Analogue time Most clocks and watches only go up to 12 hours, but there are 24 hours in one day. To show the difference between morning and night, we use AM or PM. The middle of the day (12 o’clock) is called midday or noon. Before noon we say the time is AM 12 noon 6 AM After noon we say PM 6 PM △ AM or PM The initials AM and PM stand for the Latin words ante meridiem (meaning “before noon”) and post meridiem (meaning “after noon”).

On this clock face 20 minutes have passed. △ A clock face A clock face is a visual way to show the time easily and clearly. There are many types of clock and watch faces. o’clock 5 to The number of small marks are the number of minutes or seconds. 3 6 quarter to The hands move in this direction. This is called the clockwise direction. 1 11 9 3 4 8 7 5 6 6 6 6 10 o’clock Quarter past 1 Half past 3 Quarter to 7 32 NUMBERS Analogue time Most clocks and watches only go up to 12 hours, but there are 24 hours in one day.

The second hand is usually long and thin, and sweeps quickly around the face every minute, marking 60 seconds. 12 2 10 Between each number is 5 minutes. 9 4 8 The second hand shows 40 seconds on this clock face. 7 When the minute hand points to 12, the time is “on the hour” as shown by the hour hand. 5 5 past 12 1 11 10 past 10 to If the minute hand is pointing to 9, the time is “quarter to” the hour. When the minute hand points to 3, the time is “quarter past” the hour. 2 10 to t the hou 9 as the hour p 3 quarter past ◁ Quarters and halves A clock can show the time as a “quarter past” or a “quarter to”.

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