Subject : NUMERACY/ MATHEMATICS
Topic : Multiples of Two Memorizing Doubles
Class : Nursery 1
Term : First Term
Week : Week 5
Instructional Materials :
- Wall charts
- Counting match sticks
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
Previous Knowledge :
The pupils have previous knowledge of
Simple Addition of Numbers
Behavioural Objectives : At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
- count numbers
- add double numbers without making mistakes
- perform or carry out numerous mental sums involving adding doubles without making mistakes
Doubles are math facts like 3 + 3 = 6, 5 + 5 = 10
The ability of the kids to memorize doubles will help them in solving addition problems.
If they know that 4 + 4 is 8. When they see it as a question, they will immediately supply the answer without calculating. So, memorization make math go quicker. They don’t need to think through every problem.
This skill will help them to solve even more complex arithmetic problems as they move on in class.
These are the doubles: one plus one two
two plus two four
Three plus three six Four plus four eight Five plus five ten
Six plus six twelve
Seven plus seven fourteen Eight plus eight sixteen Nine plus nine eighteen Ten plus ten twenty
You can split this lesson into two so that the children can flow very well. You can stop at 5 plus 5 for the first time and then, gradually build it up to ten.
This is a fun lesson that will help the kids in recognizing numerals. It will also help them in picking out numerals from surrounding distractions such as letters, buildings, trees etc.
You print out sight words ‘I spy’ sheet.
Or use number charts 1-20 or 1-30. Mix the numbers with letter charts or shapes Call out numbers for the kids to pick.
Call different numbers for different children.
Stay within the numbers they have learnt. You can spy 1-20 or 1-30 depending on your class.
While calling out the numbers, say ‘I spy 13’ while saying it, use one of your fingers to put at the tip of your eyes, as if trying to open your eye wider with the finger
Call out each child’s name for every spy
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
- 2 + 2 =
- 4 + 4=
- 7 + 7 =
- 9+ 9=
- 1 + 1 =
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.