Writing Strokes



Second Term (2nd Term )


Subject : 

Letter Works

Topic :


Term :

Second Term / 2nd Term


Week 8

Class :

Nursery 1


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have the previous knowledge of




that was taught in the last lesson



Behavioural objectives :

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

  • write slanting strokes
  • write vertical strokes
  • write horizontal strokes


Instructional Materials :


  • Poster
  • Wall Chart
  • Story books



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 :

Writing Strokes 

Teachers and pupils are to collaborate together to make stokes and lines





Identification and Writing of small letter a and b 



Stroke can either be a  mark made by drawing a pen, pencil, or paintbrush in one direction across paper or canvas.
Pencils or pen are used by young learners to make strokes at early stages of writing .
There are different types of strokes which are


Tracing of strokes 


Slanting strokes : These are lines that are not perfectly straight upright but bent slightly either to the right or to the left .



Vertical strokes : These lines are drawn from upward to downward or downward to upward as the case may be . They are drawn as if we are writing a very big long figure one



Horizontal strokes : These are lines that are drawn from the left hand side towards the right hand side of our books and these lines are always flat like a very long minus sign



Writing Strokes



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.



write out vertical strokes

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