Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Nursery 2

Counting/identification of numbers 1 - 600

SUBJECT: Numeracy

TERM: 3rd Term

Week: 2

CLASS – Nursery 2

AGE – 5 years

DURATION – 5 periods of 35 minutes each

TOPIC- Counting/identification of numbers 1-600

CONTENT – Writing 300-350, Number endings. Number spellings 1-70. Measurement of weight and volume. 5x table. Telling time(O’clock). Sensorial-arranging like colours using beads

INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES – By the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to –

1. Count and identify numbers 1-600
2. Write numbers 300-350
3. Write in words 1-70
4. Recite the 5x table
5. Determine which is heavier or contains more between two objects
6. Tell time

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS – flash cards, charts, counters

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES – Explanation, repetition, questions and answers

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR – The pupils can count numbers 1-550 and spell numbers 1-60

SET INDUCTION –She uses number rhyme to arouse their interest

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

PERIOD I: Counting numbers 1-600 and writing 300-350

 STEPS TEACHER’S ACTIVITY PUPILS’ ACTIVITY IIntroduction The teacher reviews the previous lesson introduces the new topic Pupils participate IICounting Using the number chart, she counts number 1-600 repeatedly. Pupils repeat after her IIIWriting numbers She counts and write numbers 300-350 on the board; she also uses flashcards Pupils count and write in their book IVNumber ending She writes the number endings on the board and also uses flashcards Pupils count Evaluation Count and write numbers 300-350 Conclusion She marks their books and corrects them where necessary

PERIOD II& III: Number spellings 1-70. Measurement of weight and volume, 5x times table

 STEPS TEACHER’S ACTIVITY PUPILS’ ACTIVITY IIntroduction The teacher reviews the previous lesson introduces the new topic Pupils participate IIDrilling She drills them on the spelling of 61-70Sixty-one = 61Sixty-two = 62Sixty-three = 63Sixty-four = 64Sixty-five = 65Sixty-six = 66Sixty-seven = 67Sixty-eight = 68Sixty-nine = 69Seventy = 70 IIIMeasurement of weight/volume She tells them that weight is how heavy or light an objectExample: Pupils identify heavy and light objects III5x table She writes the 5x table on the board and recites it severally as the pupils recite after her5 x 1 = 55 x 2 = 105 x 3 = 155 x 4 = 205 x 5 = 255 x 6 = 305 x 7 = 355 x 8 = 405 x 9 = 455 x 10 = 505 x 11 = 555 x 12 = 60 Evaluation 1. The pupils are given exercises on weight and volume in their textbooks2. Write in words 61-7061 =62 =63 =64 =65 =66 =67 =68 =69 =70 =3. Complete the 5x table5 x 5 =5 x 6 =5 x 7 =5 x 8 = Conclusion She marks their books and corrects them where necessary

PERIOD V: Telling time O’ clock. Sensorial- arranging beads according to their colour

 STEPS TEACHER’S ACTIVITY PUPILS’ ACTIVITY IIntroduction The teacher reviews the basic shapes and introduces the new topic Pupils respond IISorting beads according to colours The teacher divides the pupils into four groups. Each group is to pick out the red, yellow, green and blue respectively Pupils sort out the beads into colours IIITelling the time The teacher draws a clock face on the board and explains that O’ clock is simply when the minute hand is on 12 and the hour hand is on any other number Evaluation 1. The pupils are evaluated based on how well each group sorted out the beads into colours2. The pupils are giving exercises on O’ clock from their textbooks Conclusion She marks their books and corrects them where necessary