Exploring Two-Dimensional Shapes and Numbers in Primary 2 Mathematics Third Term Lesson Notes Week 8

Discover an engaging Primary 2 Mathematics lesson plan covering two-dimensional shapes, counting skills, and writing numbers from 1-590. Enhance students’ understanding with a comprehensive and student-centered approach

Lesson Plan: Mathematics Third Term Week 8

  • Subject: Mathematics
  • Class: Primary 2
  • Term: Third Term
  • Week: 8
  • Topic: Two-dimensional shapes, counting and writing numbers
  • Sub-topic: Counting numbers from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590; Writing of the numbers

Duration:

  • 1 hour

Behavioural Objectives:

  • By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to:
    • Identify different two-dimensional shapes.
    • Count numbers from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590.
    • Write numbers from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590.

Key Words:

  • Shapes: Circle, square, triangle, rectangle, hexagon
  • Numbers: One, two, three… and so on.

Entry Behaviour:

  • Pupils are familiar with basic shapes and can recognize numbers.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Flashcards of shapes and numbers
  • Charts of numbers
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Counting blocks
  • Worksheets for practice

Building Background/Connection to Prior Knowledge:

  • Begin the lesson by reviewing previously taught shapes and numbers.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Critical thinking
  • Listening and speaking
  • Writing

Reference Books:

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work for Primary 2 Mathematics
  • Mathematics textbooks and workbooks

Instructional Materials:

  • Flashcards with shapes and numbers
  • Worksheets
  • Chalkboard or whiteboard and markers

Content:

  • Identify different two-dimensional shapes
  • Practice counting from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590
  • Practice writing numbers from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590

Worked Examples on Two-Dimensional Shapes

  1. Identify the shape:
    • Draw a shape with 3 sides and 3 corners.
    • Answer: Triangle.
  2. Identify the shape:
    • Draw a shape with 4 equal sides and 4 corners.
    • Answer: Square.
  3. Identify the shape:
    • Draw a shape with 4 sides, where 2 sides are longer and 2 sides are shorter.
    • Answer: Rectangle.
  4. Identify the shape:
    • Draw a shape that is round and has no sides or corners.
    • Answer: Circle.
  5. Identify the shape:
    • Draw a shape that looks like a stretched circle.
    • Answer: Oval.
  6. Identify the shape:
    • Draw a shape with 6 sides and 6 corners.
    • Answer: Hexagon.

Worked Examples on Counting Skills

  1. Count from 1 to 20:
    • Practice counting aloud from 1 to 20.
    • Answer: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20.
  2. Count from 301 to 320:
    • Practice counting aloud from 301 to 320.
    • Answer: 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320.
  3. Count from 1 to 50:
    • Practice counting aloud from 1 to 50.
    • Answer: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50.
  4. Count from 570 to 590:
    • Practice counting aloud from 570 to 590.
    • Answer: 570, 571, 572, 573, 574, 575, 576, 577, 578, 579, 580, 581, 582, 583, 584, 585, 586, 587, 588, 589, 590.
  5. Count from 1 to 100:
    • Practice counting aloud from 1 to 100.
    • Answer: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100.

Worked Examples on Writing Numbers

  1. Write numbers from 1 to 20:
    • Practice writing the numbers from 1 to 20.
    • Answer: Write 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20.
  2. Write numbers from 21 to 40:
    • Practice writing the numbers from 21 to 40.
    • Answer: Write 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40.
  3. Write numbers from 1 to 50:
    • Practice writing the numbers from 1 to 50.
    • Answer: Write 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50.
  4. Write numbers from 301 to 320:
    • Practice writing the numbers from 301 to 320.
    • Answer: Write 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320.

Keep practicing these worked examples to improve your understanding of two-dimensional shapes, counting skills, and writing numbers! Happy learning

Two-Dimensional Shapes

  1. What is a circle?
    • A circle is a round shape with no sides or corner angles.
  2. What is a square?
    • A square is a shape with 4 equal sides and 4 corners.
  3. What is a triangle?
    • A triangle is a shape with 3 sides and 3 corners.
  4. What is a rectangle?
    • A rectangle is a shape with 4 sides and 4 corners. It has 2 long sides and 2 short sides.
  5. What is a hexagon?
    • A hexagon is a shape with 6 sides and 6 corners.

Counting Skills

  1. How many numbers are there between 1 and 300?
    • There are 300 numbers from 1 to 300.
  2. How many numbers are there between 301 and 590?
    • There are 290 numbers from 301 to 590.
  3. What is the total count from 1 to 590?
    • There are 590 numbers from 1 to 590.
  4. How can I practice counting from 1 to 50?
    • Start from 1 and count up to 50, saying each number aloud.
  5. What is the last number when counting from 299 to 301?
    • The last number is 301.

Writing Skills

  1. How do I write the number 10 in words?
    • Ten.
  2. How do I write the number 30 in words?
    • Thirty.
  3. How do I write the number 100 in words?
    • One hundred.
  4. How do I write the number 225 in words?
    • Two hundred and twenty-five.
  5. How do I write the number 590 in words?
    • Five hundred and ninety.

Evaluation

counting skills, and writing numbers:

Two-Dimensional Shapes

  1. A shape with 3 sides is called a ______. a) Square b) Circle c) Triangle d) Rectangle
  2. A shape with 4 equal sides and 4 corners is a ______. a) Triangle b) Circle c) Rectangle d) Square
  3. A shape that is round and has no corners is a ______. a) Rectangle b) Hexagon c) Circle d) Square
  4. A shape with 6 sides and 6 corners is called a ______. a) Octagon b) Hexagon c) Circle d) Square
  5. A shape that is longer than it is wide, with 4 corners, is a ______. a) Rectangle b) Triangle c) Circle d) Hexagon

Counting Skills

  1. Count from 1 to 10: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, ____. a) 11 b) 10 c) 13 d) 12
  2. Count from 20 to 30: 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, ____. a) 32 b) 29 c) 30 d) 31
  3. Count from 50 to 60: 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, ____. a) 60 b) 59 c) 61 d) 62
  4. Count from 299 to 301: 299, 300, ____. a) 302 b) 303 c) 301 d) 304
  5. Count from 580 to 590: 580, 581, 582, 583, 584, 585, 586, 587, 588, ____. a) 590 b) 589 c) 591 d) 592

Writing Skills

  1. Write the number 15 in words. a) Ten b) Five c) Fifteen d) Twenty
  2. Write the number 30 in words. a) Fifteen b) Thirty c) Sixty d) Forty
  3. Write the number 75 in words. a) Fifty b) Seventy-Five c) Eighty d) Seventy
  4. Write the number 200 in words. a) Fifty b) One hundred c) Two hundred d) Three hundred
  5. Write the number 490 in words. a) Four hundred and ninety b) Five hundred c) Three hundred ninety d) Six hundred

Presentation:

Two-Dimensional Shapes

  1. Circle
    • A circle is round and has no sides or corners.
    • Example: 🍏 An apple is a circle when you cut it in half.
  2. Square
    • A square has 4 equal sides and 4 corners.
    • Example: 📦 A box has the shape of a square.
  3. Triangle
    • A triangle has 3 sides and 3 corners.
    • Example: 📐 A drawing tool called a protractor is shaped like a triangle.
  4. Rectangle
    • A rectangle has 4 sides and 4 corners. It has 2 long sides and 2 short sides.
    • Example: 📖 A book cover is shaped like a rectangle.
  5. Oval
    • An oval is similar to a circle, but it is longer in one direction.
    • Example: 🥚 An egg is shaped like an oval.
  6. Hexagon
    • A hexagon has 6 sides and 6 corners.
    • Example: 🐝 A honeycomb is made up of hexagons.

Counting Skills

  1. Counting 1-300
    • Start counting from 1 to 300.
    • Practice counting in order.
    • For example: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and so on.
  2. Counting 301-590
    • Start counting from 301 to 590.
    • Practice counting in order.
    • For example: 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, and so on.
  3. Counting 1-590
    • Start counting from 1 to 590 without stopping.
    • Practice counting in order.
    • For example: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and continue until 590.

Writing Skill

  • Writing Numbers
    • Practice writing the numbers from 1 to 590.
    • Start with small numbers and gradually move to larger numbers.
    • For example:
      • Write numbers from 1 to 10.
      • Next, write numbers from 11 to 20.
      • Keep practicing until you can write all the numbers from 1 to 590.

Step 1: Introduction

  • Begin with a quick review of previously taught shapes and numbers.
  • Ask pupils to identify shapes and count numbers.

Step 2: Introduction of New Topic

  • Introduce two-dimensional shapes such as circle, square, triangle, rectangle, and hexagon.
  • Show flashcards of shapes and discuss their properties.
  • Demonstrate counting numbers from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590.
  • Model writing the numbers on the whiteboard.

Step 3: Class Activity

  • Hand out flashcards with shapes and numbers to pupils.
  • Allow them to count from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590 together.
  • Ask pupils to practice writing numbers on the whiteboard.
  • Correct any mistakes and provide guidance as needed.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Explain the new topic clearly with examples.
  • Use visual aids like flashcards and charts to help pupils understand shapes and numbers.
  • Monitor pupils’ counting and writing and provide support.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Count from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590.
  • Practice writing numbers from 1-300, 301-590, and 1-590.
  • Identify shapes and describe their properties.

Assessment:

  • Provide pupils with worksheets to complete individually.
  • Observe pupils as they complete the worksheets.
  • Mark the worksheets and provide feedback.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What shape has 4 equal sides and 4 corners?
  2. Write the number 10 in words.
  3. How many sides does a triangle have?
  4. Count from 1 to 20 aloud.
  5. Write the number 300 in words.
  6. What shape is round with no sides?
  7. Count from 301 to 320 aloud.
  8. Write the number 500 in words.
  9. What shape has 6 sides and 6 corners?
  10. Count from 570 to 590 aloud.

Conclusion:

  • Review the lesson with pupils.
  • Discuss what was learned today.
  • Ask pupils if they have any questions.
  • Mark the worksheets and provide feedback.
  • Encourage pupils to practice shapes and counting at home.
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