# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Nursery 1

Oral counting and identification of 0 - 30

Subject: Numeracy

Term: 1st Term

Week: 3

Class:       Nursery 1

Age: 4 years

Duration:  5 periods of 35 minutes each                                                            Date:

Topic:        Oral Counting/ Identification of 0 – 30

Content:   Writing 0 – 10, Number values 1 – 10, counting with carrot, matching object 1 – 10, filling in the missing numbers 1 – 10.

Specific Objectives: By the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to:

1. Identify and count 1 – 30, placed on the carrot
2. Write numbers and number values 1 – 10
3. Match numbers 1 – 10 with the right objects
4. Fill in the missing numbers 1 - 10

Instructional Materials: Number chart, carrot chart, flash cards

Instructional Techniques: Play way method, repetition, explanation, questions and answers

Entry Behaviour:  The pupils can count 1 – 20                                                                                                                  Set Induction: The teacher uses this song to arouse their interest. Carrot is a kind of fruit, sweet like sugar, orange in colour, everybody like carrot, carrot.

Instructional procedure

Periods I: Oral counting, Identification of 0-30. Writing 0 – 10

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher uses carrot chart and count 1 – 30 repeatedly The pupils repeat after her 2. She writes the numbers on the board and counts repeatedly 1, 2, 3, 4, …… 30 The pupils count 3. The teacher displays the carrot number chart and allows the pupils to count The pupils identify

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates the lesson by asking the following questions:

1. Count numbers 1 – 30
2. Identify numbers from the carrot number chart
3. Write numbers 1 – 10

Conclusion: The teacher corrects and commends them positively

Periods II and III: Number Value

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher revises counting of number 1 - 30 The pupils repeat after her 2 The teacher draws objects on the board, count and write the number values. The pupils participate

Evaluation: The teacher asks the following questions

• Write number values of these objects

Conclusion: She corrects and commend them positively

Periods IV and V: Matching numbers with objects, filling in the missing numbers

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher revises oral counting and number values The pupils listen 2 The teacher draws objects on the board as she counts and match them to their correct numbersShe writes numbers 1 – 10 on the board with some numbers missing as this:1 ______ 3 ________ 5 ________ 7 ________ 9 _________She fill the missing number as she counts from 1. The pupils respond

Evaluation: The teacher asks the following questions

• Fill in the missing numbers 1 _______ ________  4 _______   ______ 7 _____ 9 ____

• Match with the correct number

Conclusion: The teacher corrects and commends them positively