Primary 1 English Grammar Lesson: Matching Words and Figures 1 to 10

Lesson Title: Matching Words and Figures 1 for One, 3 for Three up to Ten 10

Grade Level: Primary 1

Duration: 45 minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
    1. Match numbers from 1 to 10 with their corresponding words.
    2. Recognize and pronounce the words for numbers accurately.
    3. Apply the matching concept to numbers and words independently.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Numeracy: Recognizing and understanding numbers.
  • Vocabulary Building: Learning number words.
  • Cognitive Development: Developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Communication: Speaking and pronouncing words correctly.

Learning Materials:

  • Large flashcards with numbers from 1 to 10.
  • Flashcards with the corresponding words (One, Two, Three, etc.).
  • Whiteboard and markers.
  • Visual aids (pictures representing numbers).
  • Audio recording with pronunciation of number words.

Audio Visual Resources:

  • Presentation slides with visuals of numbers and words.
  • Interactive whiteboard or projector for displaying slides.
  • Audio recording for pronunciation practice.




Matching Words and Figures

Imagine that we have some numbers and their names, like this:

  • “1” and “One”
  • “2” and “Two”
  • “3” and “Three”
  • “4” and “Four”
  • “5” and “Five”

Now, the goal is to put them together correctly, like solving a puzzle.

For example, when we see the number “1,” we know it’s the same as the word “One.” So, we match them like this:

  • “1” matches with “One” ➡️ 1️⃣ = One

Similarly, when we see the number “3,” we know it’s the same as the word “Three.” So, we match them like this:

  • “3” matches with “Three” ➡️ 3️⃣ = Three

It’s like connecting the dots or finding the right pair. By doing this, we’re learning how to write numbers and words correctly.

Now, let’s practice more:

  • “2” matches with “Two” ➡️ 2️⃣ = Two
  • “4” matches with “Four” ➡️ 4️⃣ = Four
  • “5” matches with “Five” ➡️ 5️⃣ = Five

The more we practice, the better we become at matching words and figures. It helps us understand numbers and how to read and write them correctly.

So, keep having fun with these puzzles and remember, learning is an exciting adventure! 🌟🧩📚 If you have any more questions or want to practice further, feel free to ask! 🤗👍

Spelling and Match Together

1️⃣ One – Example: 🍰 One cake

2️⃣ Two – Example: 👫 Two friends

3️⃣ Three – Example: 🍎🍏 🍏 Three apples

4️⃣ Four – Example: 🚗 🚙 🚙 🚙 Four cars

5️⃣ Five – Example: 🖐️ Five fingers

6️⃣ Six – Example: 📅 Six days in a week

7️⃣ Seven – Example: 🌈 Seven colors of a rainbow

8️⃣ Eight – Example: 🕒 Eight o’clock

9️⃣ Nine – Example: 📚Nine books on the shelf

🔟 Ten – Example: 👟 Ten shoes

Learning numbers is like counting your way through life’s adventures! 🌟🔢 If you have any more questions or want to learn more, just ask! 🤗📖




Topic: Matching Words and Figures

Step 1: Understanding the Basics Okay, my young friend, today we’re going to match words with figures. It’s like a puzzle where we put the right words with the right numbers.

Step 2: Matching “1” with “One” Let’s start with the number “1.” 🥇 Can you find the word that means the same thing as “1”? It’s “One”! So, we match “1” with “One.” 🧩


  • “1” matches with “One” ➡️ 1️⃣ = One

Step 3: Matching “3” with “Three” Now, let’s try it with the number “3.” 🥉 Can you find the word that means “3”? It’s “Three”! So, we match “3” with “Three.” 🧩


  • “3” matches with “Three” ➡️ 3️⃣ = Three

Step 4: Practice Time! Great job! Now, let’s practice with some more numbers and words. Are you ready?

  • “2” matches with “Two” ➡️ 2️⃣ = Two
  • “4” matches with “Four” ➡️ 4️⃣ = Four
  • “5” matches with “Five” ➡️ 5️⃣ = Five

Remember, we’re just putting the right words and numbers together like a puzzle. 🧩

Step 5: Have Fun Learning! That’s it! You’re doing an excellent job matching words and figures. Keep practicing, and soon you’ll be a pro at this! 🌟


Matching Words and Figures Quiz

  1. “1” matches with (a) Two, (b) One, (c) Five, (d) Ten.
  2. “3” matches with (a) Three, (b) Four, (c) Six, (d) Seven.
  3. “2” matches with (a) Two, (b) Three, (c) Eight, (d) Five.
  4. “4” matches with (a) Five, (b) Four, (c) Nine, (d) Six.
  5. “7” matches with (a) Six, (b) Seven, (c) Eight, (d) Nine.
  6. “5” matches with (a) Ten, (b) One, (c) Four, (d) Five.
  7. “9” matches with (a) Four, (b) Nine, (c) Three, (d) Two.
  8. “6” matches with (a) Six, (b) Eight, (c) Seven, (d) Two.
  9. “8” matches with (a) Three, (b) One, (c) Five, (d) Eight.
  10. “10” matches with (a) Two, (b) Ten, (c) Seven, (d) One.
  11. “1” matches with (a) Seven, (b) One, (c) Four, (d) Eight.
  12. “3” matches with (a) Three, (b) Six, (c) Nine, (d) Two.
  13. “2” matches with (a) Five, (b) Two, (c) Ten, (d) Seven.
  14. “4” matches with (a) Four, (b) Eight, (c) One, (d) Three.
  15. “7” matches with (a) Seven, (b) Nine, (c) Two, (d) Five


Introduction (10 minutes):

  1. Greeting and Attendance.
  2. Recap of the previous lesson on numbers.
  3. Explanation of today’s topic: Matching Words and Figures.
  4. Display a large flashcard with the number “1” and its word “One.”

Teacher’s Activities (10 minutes):

  1. Explain that we will match numbers with their words.
  2. Show the flashcards for numbers “2” and “3” with their respective words.
  3. Model how to match them correctly: “2” matches with “Two,” “3” matches with “Three.”
  4. Use the interactive whiteboard to demonstrate the matching process for numbers up to 10.

Learners’ Activities (15 minutes):

  1. Students participate in a class matching activity.
  2. Each student is given a flashcard with a number or word.
  3. They find their match in the classroom by identifying the corresponding number or word.
  4. Students take turns explaining their matches to the class.

Assessment (5 minutes):

  1. Quick oral assessment: The teacher asks individual students to match a number with its word.
  2. Observation: The teacher observes students’ participation and accuracy during the matching activity.

Conclusion (5 minutes):

  1. Recap of the lesson: What did we learn today?
  2. Homework assignment: Ask students to practice matching numbers and words at home.
  3. Preview of the next lesson.


  • Practice matching numbers with their words from 1 to 10.
  • Create a simple matching game at home with family members.

Note to the Teacher:

  • Encourage active participation and create a supportive learning environment.
  • Be patient and provide positive reinforcement for correct matches.
  • Adjust the pace of the lesson according to the students’ progress.

By following this detailed lesson plan presentation, you can effectively teach Primary 1 students how to match numbers with their corresponding words from 1 to 10 while enhancing their numeracy and vocabulary skills

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