# Counting and Writing Numerals up to 840 Primary 3 Third Term Lesson Notes Mathematics Week 1

**WEEK 1**

**Topic: Time**

### Learning Objectives:

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

- Count numbers up to 840 accurately.
- Write numerals up to 840 correctly.
- Identify patterns and relationships between numbers.
- Apply the knowledge of counting and writing numerals to solve simple problems.

### Embedded Core Skills:

- Numeracy Skills: Counting, sequencing, and understanding number patterns.
- Critical Thinking Skills: Identifying relationships and patterns between numbers.
- Problem-Solving Skills: Applying numerical knowledge to solve problems.
- Communication Skills: Expressing numerical ideas clearly and accurately.

### Learning Materials:

- Number charts or number lines.
- Whiteboard or blackboard and markers/chalk.
- Worksheets with numerical exercises.
- Individual whiteboards or paper and pencils for each student.
- Counting manipulatives (optional).

### Revision of 2nd Term’s lesson/ Resumption Test

1. The date today is ________________.

a) June 11

b) July 3

c) August 22

2. What is the month after May?

a) June

b) July

c) August

3. There are __________ months in a year.

a) 10

b) 12

c) 14

4. Today is Monday, what day was it two days ago?

a) Thursday

b) Friday

c) Saturday

5. How many days are in a week?

a) 5

b) 6

c) 7

6. July is the _________ month of the year.

a) first

b) seventh

c) twelfth

7. Tomorrow is ____________.

a) yesterday

b) today

c) the day after today

8. Which month comes before October?

a) September

b) November

c) December

9. If today is the 15th of June, what was the date five days ago?

a) June 10

b) June 11

c) June 20

10. What is the correct order of the months in a year?

a) January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

b) December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January

c) June, May, April, March, February, January, December, November, October, September, August, July

Importance of time in our daily life (Short answer):

Why is time important in our daily life?_______________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________________

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Exercise 1

Answer these questions using the calendar above.

- What was the date of the last Friday of January?
- On which day was Christmas celebrated?
- Locate 27th of May in the calendar and write down what we celebrate on that day.

- Write the date for each of the last Saturdays of January to March.
- Which month of the year has the least number of days?
- How many months of the year have 31 days?
- Write out two months of the year that have 30 days.
- Find what the date was on the last Sunday of June.
- How many days are there in the year 2015?
- Was 2015 a leap year?

Exercise 2

- What is the first day of the week?
- What is the last day of the week?
- Which is the last month of the year?
- In which month do we celebrate Children’s Day?
- Which month ends the first half of the year?
- When is Nigerian Independence Day celebrated?
- In which month do we celebrate New Year’s Day?
- In which month is your birthday?
- How many days are there in a leap year?
- In which month is Democracy Day celebrated?

### Counting and Writing Numerals up to 840

Counting and Writing Numerals up to 840

1. Start with the basic numbers: Begin by learning and practicing counting from 1 to 10. Make sure you understand the order of these numbers before moving on.

2. Learn the tens: Once you are comfortable with counting from 1 to 10, you can move on to the tens. Memorize and practice counting by tens from 10 to 100. This includes numbers like 10, 20, 30, and so on.

3. Introduce the hundreds: After mastering the tens, it’s time to learn about hundreds. Understand that each hundred consists of ten tens. Start with 100 and count up to 900 by hundreds (100, 200, 300, etc.).

4. Combine tens and ones: Now that you know how to count by tens and hundreds, it’s time to combine them. Count the tens and ones together to form numbers like 120, 200, 350, and so on.

5. Practice writing numerals: Once you can count up to 840, it’s important to practice writing these numerals. Take a piece of paper and write the numbers 1 to 840 in sequence. This will help reinforce your understanding of the number system.

6. Identify patterns: Look for patterns in the numbers as you count. Notice how the numbers change when you move from one hundred to the next. Observe the repetition of digits like 0, 1, 2, and so on.

7. Use visual aids: Utilize number charts or number lines to assist you in visualizing the sequence of numbers up to 840. These visual tools can help you understand the patterns and relationships between different numbers.

8. Play counting games: Engage in fun activities and games that involve counting and writing numerals. This will make the learning process enjoyable and help reinforce your knowledge.

9. Seek assistance if needed: If you’re facing difficulties understanding or writing numerals up to 840, don’t hesitate to ask for help. Your teacher or parents can provide additional guidance and support.

10. Practice regularly: To master counting and writing numerals up to 840, practice regularly. Dedicate some time each day to review and reinforce your understanding of these numbers. The more you practice, the more confident you’ll become.

### Evaluation

1. Write the numeral for “seven hundred and sixty”:

a) 670

b) 760

c) 780

2. What comes after the number “525”?

a) 526

b) 624

c) 625

3. Fill in the blank: “Four hundred and ___________”:

a) twenty

b) forty

c) sixty

4. Write the numeral for “three hundred and seventy-five”:

a) 365

b) 375

c) 385

5. What is the number before “822”?

a) 821

b) 832

c) 823

6. Fill in the blank: “Six hundred and ___________”:

a) fifty

b) seventy

c) ninety

7. Write the numeral for “five hundred and eighty-two”:

a) 582

b) 602

c) 572

8. What is the number after “729”?

a) 728

b) 739

c) 719

9. Fill in the blank: “Two hundred and ___________”:

a) ten

b) thirty

c) fifty

10. Write the numeral for “eight hundred and five”:

a) 805

b) 815

c) 805

Note: It’s important to remember that the correct answers may vary based on the specific number system and conventions taught in your region or school.

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### Lesson Plan Presentation: Counting and Writing Numerals up to 840

**Presentation**:

**Introduction (5 minutes):**

- Greet the students and review the previous lesson on basic number counting.
- Introduce the topic of “Counting and Writing Numerals up to 840.”
- Explain the learning objectives for the lesson.

**Teacher’s Activities:**

- Counting and Identifying Numbers (10 minutes):

- Display a number chart or number line on the board.
- Begin counting from 1 to 840 as a class, encouraging students to participate.
- Ask individual students to identify specific numbers on the chart/line.
- Discuss any patterns or relationships between the numbers.

**Writing Numerals (10 minutes):**

- Explain the rules for writing numerals up to 840.
- Demonstrate how to write various numbers on the board, starting from 1 and progressing to 840.
- Provide guided practice for the students to write numerals on their individual whiteboards or paper.
- Circulate the classroom, providing assistance and feedback as needed.

**Learners’ Activities:**

- Counting Practice (10 minutes):

- Distribute worksheets with counting exercises.
- Instruct students to complete the exercises independently, counting and writing the numerals as instructed.
- Encourage students to ask questions if they encounter difficulties.

**Writing Numerals Practice (10 minutes):**

- Provide additional worksheets or exercises focusing on writing numerals up to 840.
- Students should complete these exercises individually, ensuring the correct formation and placement of the numerals

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**Learners’ Activities:**

- Counting Practice (10 minutes):

- Distribute worksheets with counting exercises.
- Instruct students to complete the exercises independently, counting and writing the numerals as instructed.
- Encourage students to ask questions if they encounter difficulties.

**Writing Numerals Practice (10 minutes):**

- Provide additional worksheets or exercises focusing on writing numerals up to 840.
- Students should complete these exercises individually, ensuring the correct formation and placement of the numerals.

**Assessment**:

- Evaluation Questions (10 minutes):

- Ask the following questions to assess students’ understanding:
a) Write the numeral for “two hundred and fifty”: _____________ b) What number comes after “732”? ________________ c) Fill in the blank: “Five hundred and ___________”: ______________ d) Write the numeral for “six hundred and thirty-five”: _____________ e) What number comes before “689”? ________________ f) Fill in the blank: “Four hundred and ___________”: ______________ g) Write the numeral for “seven hundred and eighty-four”: _____________ h) What number comes after “759”? ________________ i) Fill in the blank: “Three hundred and ___________”: ______________ j) Write the numeral for “eight hundred and fifteen”: _____________

- Review and Discussion (5 minutes):

- Discuss the answers to the evaluation questions as a class.
- Address any misconceptions or difficulties encountered by the students.

Conclusion:

- Recap the key points covered in the lesson, emphasizing the ability to count and write numerals up to 840 accurately.
- Highlight the importance of understanding number patterns and relationships.
- – Reinforce the application of counting and writing numerals in solving simple problems.

Homework (optional):

– Assign additional exercises or problems related to counting and writing numerals up to 840.

– Encourage students to practice independently and seek clarification if needed.

Overall Evaluation:

– Assess students’ performance throughout the lesson, including their participation, completion of activities, and responses to evaluation questions.

– Provide constructive feedback to help students improve their counting and numeral writing skills.

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Note: The lesson plan can be adjusted based on the specific needs and abilities of the students in your class.