Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Nursery 1

Oral counting and identification of 0 - 110

Subject: Numeracy

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 4

Class:       Nursery 1

Age: 4 years

Duration:  5 periods of 35 minutes each

Date:

Topic:        Oral Counting/ Identification of 0 – 110

Content:   Writing 0 –70, counting and sorting 1 – 20, counting in set 1- 10, number ending 9 70, more or less objects.

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

1. Count number 1- 20 and number endings 9 – 70
2. Count in set numbers 1 – 20
3. Write 0- 70 and identify number endings 9-70
4. Identify more or less objects

Instructional Materials: Number chart, flash card and counts

Instructional Techniques: Explanation, demonstration, repetition and questions

Entry Behaviour:  The teacher arouses the pupils interest and asks them to count numbers 1- 100

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

Instructional procedure

Periods I: Oral counting/ Identification of 1-110

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher uses number chart to count 1 - 110 repeatedly The pupils repeat after her 2 She writes the numbers on the board and counts severally The pupils repeat after her 3 She teaches number endings 9 – 70 as thus 9 – 10,     19 – 20,     29 – 30,     39 – 40,49 – 50    59 – 60      69 – 70

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates by asking these questions

1. Count number 1-110
2. Count the number endings 9-70

Conclusion : The teacher corrects and commends them.

Period II and III : Counting and sorting numbers 1-20. Identification of more or less.

 Steps Teacher’s Activities Pupils Activities 1 The teacher reviews the previous lesson on the board. The pupils listen 2 The teacher counts and sorts objects by colours The pupils count and sorts accordingly 3 The teacher uses two containers to teach the pupils more or less quantity.

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates thus

1. Identify by ticking (√) the one that contains more or (x) the one that contains less

1. Count and sort these balls by colours

(1) How many balls are red?

(2) How many balls are yellow?

(3) How many balls are blue?

Conclusion: The teacher commends and corrects where necessary