Write out figures in Words

Subject : 


Term :

First Term


Week 2

Class :

Primary 3/ Basic 3


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of how to write out figure from 1 to 999

Topic :

Write out figures in Words

Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • Write out figures in Words
  • Speill out numbers in words without making mistakes
  • Write out two or three digit figures on words


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards
  • Lagos state scheme of work on Mathematics
  • TextBooks
  • Workbooks

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks


Content :

Figures can be written in words by spelling out the names of those figures.

These are the examples of whole numbers that can be written in words

One = 1

Two = 2

Three =3

Four =4

Five =5

Six =6

Seven =7

Eight =8

Nine = 9

Ten = 10


Writing of two digit numbers in words in multiples of 10


Ten = 10

Twenty =20

Thirty = 30

Fotry = 40

Fifty =50

Sixtty = 60

Seventy =70

Eighty =80

Ninety =90


Write in Words figures that are in multiples of 100 (three digit figure)


One hundred = 100

Two hundred =200

Three hundred =300

Foue hundred = 400

Five hundred = 500

Six hundred =600

Seven hundred =700

Eight hundred = 800

Nine hundred = 900




The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise




The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.



  • Explain the meaning of Tens and Units
  • Mention five two digit numbers
  • Write out the following numbers in words(a) 84,(b) 73,(c) 292(d) 729 and (ẹ) 147
  • Write out the following in figures (a) twelve (b) forty nine (c) one hundred and one (d) seven hundred and fourteen (e) eight hundred and thirteen




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about

Ordering of numbers


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