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Oral Counting 1 - 40

Subject: Number Work

Term: Third Term

Week: 5

Class: Pre-K 

Age:  3 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 3 periods


Topic: Oral counting 1-40

Content: Introduction of number 17. Identification of 17. Matching of objects to the right number

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

  1. Count orally 1 – 40
  2. Identify and trace number 17
  3. Match objects to the right number
  4. Identify colours
  5. Identify the oval shape

Instructional Techniques: Explanation, repetition, examples, questions and answers

Instructional procedures:

Period 1 – 3: Oral counting 1 – 40. Introduction and matching of objects to number 17


Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

Step (1)

Introduction of the theme

The teacher explains the theme with the theme song 

Pupils sing along.



The teacher counts number 1 – 40 with the pupils as many times as possible

Pupils count


Identification of number 17 and shape-Oval

She uses flash card of number 17 and she writes number 17 on the board for the pupils to identify

17       17       17        17             17


She draws the oval shape on the board and describes the shape listing examples of objects that are oval in shape(egg)





The teacher draws some objects and match to the correct number





The teacher uses different objects to differentiate between colour red and black




(1)  circle number 17


 (2) Colour and match the correct number 17

3a.  Circle colour red  

 b.   Circle colour black  

c.   Which one of these shapes is oval?



Class work: As in evaluation

Conclusion: The teacher applauds them, corrects and marks their books

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