Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Nursery 1

Oral counting and identification of 0 - 90

Subject: Numeracy

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 2

Class:       Nursery 1

Age: 4 years

Duration:  5 periods of 35 minutes each

Date:

Topic:        Oral Counting/ Identification of 0 – 90

Content:   Writing 0 –50, number endings 1- 50, colours, shapes. Fill in the missing numbers 1- 50.

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

1. Count and identify numbers 0- 90
2. Write numbers 1 – 50
3. Identify shapes and colours
4. Fill in the missing number

Instructional Materials: Number chart, flash card, counters

Instructional Techniques: Demonstration, repetition, questions

Entry Behaviour:  The pupils can count 1 – 80

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

Instructional procedure

Periods I and II: Oral counting/ Identification of 1-90, writing of 1-50

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher uses number chart to count 1 - 90 The pupils count 2 She writes 1 – 90 on the board and counts repeatedly The pupils repeat after her 3 She places cut out chart in front of the pupils for identification The pupils listen 4 The pupils books will be given to them to write number 1 – 50 The pupils write

Evaluation: The teacher asks the following questions

1. Count and identify numbers 1 – 90
2. Write numbers 1 – 50

Conclusion: She commends and corrects them positively

Periods III: Fill in the missing numbers 1- 50. Number endings 9 -50

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher reviews the previous lesson The pupils listen 2 She writes numbers 1 – 50 on the board with some number missing: 1 ____ 3 _____ 5 _____7 ___ 9 ____ 11 _____ 13 _____ 15 etc The pupils listen 3 She teaches number endings 9-50, 9 – 10, 19 – 20, 29 – 30 etc

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates with the following questions

1. Fill in the missing numbers and number endings

Conclusion: She commends them positively

Periods IV: Shapes and colours

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher reviews the previous lessons The pupils listen 2 The teacher draws some shapes on the board and explains each of them fully The pupils listen 3 The teacher explains colours using different objects asyellow bag, blue cardborad, brown shoe The pupils listen

Evaluation: The teacher asks the following questions

1. Identify these shapes

1. Identify these colours red, blue, black, brown, pink

Conclusion: She commends them positively