Subject: Numeracy
Term: 1^{st} 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:
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 040. 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
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 115  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 missing 1 ___ 3 ___ 5 ___ 7 ____ 9 ____ 11 _____ 13 ___ 15 She 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:
Conclusion: She commends them positively
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