# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Nursery 1

Oral counting and identification of 0 - 40

Subject: Numeracy

Term: 1st Term

Week: 4

Class: Nursery 1

Age: 4 years

Duration:  5 periods of 35 minutes each

Date:

Topic:        Oral Counting/ Identification of 0 – 40

Content:   Writing 0 – 15, Number values 1 – 10, Fill in the missing numbers 1- 10, 4 basic shapes and other shapes and colours.

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

1. Count and identify numbers 0 - 40
2. Place the number values of objects
3. Fill in the missing numbers 1- 10
4. Identify more shapes and colours

Instructional Materials: Number chart, poster colour, countable objects etc

Instructional Techniques: Repetition, explanation, questions and answers

Entry Behaviour:  The pupils can count 1 – 30                                                                                                                  Set Induction: The teacher uses number rhyme to arouse their interest

Instructional procedure

Periods I: Oral counting, Identification of 0-40. Writing 0 – 15

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher uses number chart and count 1 – 40 repeatedly The pupils repeat after her 2 She displays the corn chart and count 1 – 40 repeatedly The pupils count 3 She writes the numbers on the board thus:1  2  3  4   5   6  7   8   9  10  11   12   13   14  …… The pupils repeat after her

Evaluation: The teacher asks the following questions

1. Count numbers 1- 40
2. Identify number from the corn chart
3. Write number 1-15

Conclusion: She marks their books and corrects where necessary

Periods II and III: Fill in the missing number value.

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher revises oral counting of number 1 - 40 The pupils count 2 The teacher uses counters as she teaches number values 1-15 The pupils repeat after her 3 She draws objects on the board, counts and writes the number values She also uses counters for more emphasis 4 She writes 1 -15 on the board with some numbers missing1 ___ 3 ___ 5 ___ 7 ____ 9 ____ 11 _____ 13 ___ 15She fills the missing numbers as she counts

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates with the following questions.

(1) Count and write the number values

(2) Fill in the missing numbers: 1 ____   ____ 4______ 6 _____  _____ 9 _____  ____ etc

Conclusion: She commends them positively

Periods IV and V: Fill in the missing number value.

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher revises the previous lesson The pupils respond 2 She displays the cut out shapes for the pupils to see The pupils observes and identify 3 The teacher teaches different colours as thus:Red, yellow, green, blue, brown, black, purple, orange

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates with the following questions:

1. Identify these shapes
2. Identify these colours

Conclusion: She commends them positively