# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Nursery 1

Oral counting and identification of 0 - 60

Subject: Numeracy

Term: 1st Term

Week: 6

Class:       Nursery 1

Age: 4 years

Duration:  5 periods of 35 minutes each                                                            Date:

Topic:        Oral Counting/ Identification of 0 – 60

Content:   Writing 0 –25, Number sequence, arranging of numbers, counting backward and forward 1-10, filling in the missing numbers 1 – 20, number value by counting and sorting number endings 9 - 60

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

1. Count and identify 1- 60
2. Write numbers 1 - 25
3. Arrange numbers 1- 20 in sequence
4. Count and sort number value by drawing and colouring
5. Count numbers 1-10 forward and backward.

Instructional Materials: Number chart, counters

Instructional Techniques: Demonstration, repetition and questioning

Entry Behaviour:  The pupils can count 1 – 50

Set Induction: The teacher uses number rhyme to arouse their interest

Instructional procedure

Periods I: Oral counting and Identification of 0-60.

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher uses number chart to count 1 - 60 The count 2 She writes 1-60 on the board and counts repeatedly.1  2  3  4  5  6  7 8  9  10  11 ….   60 The pupils repeat after her

Evaluation: the teacher calls the pupils towards the board to count individually and collectively

Conclusion: She commends and corrects them positively.

Periods II and III: Arranging numbers 1- 20 in order, counting forward and backward

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher revises counting 1-60. She then writes 1 – 20 in a disorderly way: 3   7  4   2   1  5   6   8   9  14   13  11    12    18   19   17   16    20 The pupils repeat after her 2 She carefully arranges the numbers in sequence1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20 The pupil listen 3 The teacher counts 1-10 forward 1……..10 and backwards 10   9   8    7      6     5        4……….1 The pupil repeat after her

Evaluation; She asks the pupil the following questions

1. Count numbers 1………….20
2. Re-arrange the numbers in sequence beginning with the smallest

5  10  7  3  8  6  4  9

Conclusion; She marks their books and corrects where necessary.

Periods IV and V; Number value by colouring and drawing

 Steps Teachers  Activities Pupil Activities 1 The teacher revises the previous lesson and write numbers on the board and draws objects according to the numbers. She colours  the objects as indicated The pupil pay attention and learn

Evaluation: The teacher asks the pupils this question

1. Colour these according to the numbers

Conclusion: She marks their books and corrects where necessary