# MEMORIZING COUNTING BY STEPS OF TWO

**Subject** : NUMERACY/ MATHEMATICS

**Topic** : MEMORIZING COUNTING BY STEPS OF TWO

**Class** : Nursery 1

**Term** : First Term

**Week** : Week 2

**Instructional Materials** :

- Wall charts
- Pictures
- Videos

**Reference Materials**

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

**Previous Knowledge : **

The pupils have previous knowledge of

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

- count figures
- memorize by counting step by step in two
- skip counting without making mistakes

**Content : **

After the kids have done the class activity on how to count in step of two, they should begin to do constant practice on memorizing the numbers.

The knowledge of memorizing the numbers will help them in quantitative reasoning and doing quick additions and subtractions. They should start by looking at their coloured board or paper. Gradually, they stop looking at it and count off hand.

Skip count by two’s to 20

counting by two——— 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20

MATHEMATICAL SYMBOLS

The children should know the signs for basic math concepts like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

They children should be able to identify the signs as well as know how to write them. Teach them that

The plus sign is + The minus sign is – The division sign is ÷

The multiplication sign is X Equals to sign is =

Mathematical symbols I know

Mathematical symbols I know

(They should demonstrate each of the signs in the air as they sing)

Plus sign

Minus sign Division sign Multiplication sign Equals to

**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** :

- sign of addition or add together +
- sign of subtraction or take away –
- sign of multiplication or times x
- Sign of division

**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.