# BACKWARD COUNTING OF FIGURES

Subject : NUMERACY/ MATHEMATICS

Topic :   BACKWARD COUNTING

Class : Nursery 1

Term : First Term

Week : Week 5

Instructional Materials :

• Wall charts
• Pictures
• Videos
• counters
• Abacus
• Counting match sticks

Reference Materials

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

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of

Concept of ‘after’ Figures or Numbers

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

• say the number before a given figure
• say the number after a given figure
• recognize figure from a given set of numbers

Content :

Backward counting means you start with the last number down to the first. Example- backward counting from 20

20       19       18       17       16       15       14       13       12       11       10       9         8

7         6         5         4         3         2         1

Presentation

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

Evaluation :

1.  Multiples of 5

Conclusion :

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.