# Introduction to Numbers 21 and 22 Number Work Nursery 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 2

### Lesson Plan Presentation

Subject: Number Work
Class: Nursery 2
Term: First Term
Week: 2
Topic: Introduction to Numbers 21 and 22
Sub-topic: Counting, Reading, Tracing, Writing, Matching Objects, Singing Number Songs
Duration: 60 minutes

#### Behavioural Objectives

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

1. Count numbers 21 and 22.
2. Read numbers 21 and 22.
3. Trace numbers 21 and 22.
4. Write numbers 21 and 22.
5. Match objects to numbers 21 and 22 using number and object cards.
6. Sing number songs about 21 and 22.

• Count
• Trace
• Write
• Match
• Sing

#### Entry Behaviour

Pupils can count, read, trace, and write numbers up to 20.

#### Learning Resources and Materials

• Number cards (21 and 22)
• Object cards
• Pencils
• Tracing worksheets
• Writing worksheets
• Number charts
• Whiteboard and markers

#### Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge

• Pupils have learned numbers 1-20 in previous lessons.

• Counting
• Tracing
• Writing
• Matching

#### Learning Materials

• Tracing worksheets
• Writing worksheets
• Number and object cards
• Number charts

#### Reference Books

• Lagos State Scheme of Work
• Early Years Mathematics Textbook

#### Instructional Materials

• Whiteboard
• Markers
• Number and object cards
• Pencils
• Worksheets

### Content

Introduction to Numbers 21 and 22

1. Count Numbers 21 and 22
• Say the numbers out loud: “21, 22”.
• Point to each number on the board. 😊
2. Read Numbers 21 and 22
• Look at the numbers and say them: “21, 22”.
• Example: Point to 21 and say “twenty-one”. Point to 22 and say “twenty-two”.
3. Trace Numbers 21 and 22
• Use your pencil to trace over the dotted lines for 21 and 22. ✏️
• Example: Trace 21. Trace 22.
4. Write Numbers 21 and 22
• After tracing, write the numbers by yourself.
• Write 21, then write 22. 📝
• Example: Write 21. Write 22.
5. Match Objects to Numbers 21 and 22
• Use number and object cards.
• Match 21 objects to the number 21. Match 22 objects to the number 22. 🃏
• Example: 21 apples with the card “21”. 22 stars with the card “22”.
6. Sing Number Songs
• Sing a song about numbers 21 and 22. 🎶
• Example: “Twenty-one, twenty-one, let’s have some fun! Twenty-two, twenty-two, it’s fun to do!”

Examples and Practice

• Count out loud: “21, 22”. 📣
• Trace the number 21. ✏️ ➡️ 21
• Write the number 22. 📝 ➡️ 22
• Match objects: 21 apples with “21”. 22 stars with “22”. 🃏
• Sing: “Twenty-one, twenty-one, let’s have some fun! Twenty-two, twenty-two, it’s fun to do!” 🎶

Counting, Tracing, Writing, Arranging, and Identifying Numbers 1-20 Number Work Nursery 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 1

### Presentation

Step 1: Review of Previous Topic

• Teacher’s Activities: The teacher revises numbers 1-20. Teacher asks pupils to count out loud from 1 to 20.
• Learners’ Activities: Pupils count numbers from 1 to 20 together.

Step 2: Introduction of New Topic

• Teacher’s Activities: The teacher introduces numbers 21 and 22. Teacher shows number cards 21 and 22 and asks pupils to repeat each number.
• Learners’ Activities: Pupils repeat the numbers after the teacher.

Step 3: Practice Tracing and Writing Numbers

• Teacher’s Activities: The teacher gives tracing worksheets for 21 and 22 and shows how to trace the numbers. Then, the teacher gives writing worksheets for pupils to practice writing the numbers.
• Learners’ Activities: Pupils trace and write numbers 21 and 22 on their worksheets.

Step 4: Matching Objects to Numbers

• Teacher’s Activities: The teacher shows object cards and number cards. Teacher asks pupils to match the correct number of objects to each number card.
• Learners’ Activities: Pupils match objects to the numbers 21 and 22.

Step 5: Singing Number Songs

• Teacher’s Activities: The teacher introduces a song about numbers 21 and 22. Teacher sings the song and encourages pupils to join in.
• Learners’ Activities: Pupils sing the number songs together.

### Teacher’s Activities

1. Revises numbers 1-20.
2. Introduces numbers 21 and 22.
3. Distributes tracing and writing worksheets.
4. Assists pupils with tracing and writing.
5. Provides number and object cards for matching.
6. Introduces and sings number songs.

### Learners’ Activities

1. Count numbers 1-20.
2. Repeat numbers 21 and 22.
3. Trace and write numbers 21 and 22.
4. Match objects to numbers 21 and 22.
5. Sing number songs about 21 and 22.

### Assessment

• Observe pupils tracing and writing numbers.
• Check if pupils can match objects to numbers correctly.
• Listen to pupils singing number songs.

Class Activity Discussion for better understanding on the topic of numbers 21 and 22 for Nursery 2 pupils:

1. Q: How do I count to 21 and 22?
• A: Start at 1 and go up to 22: 1, 2, 3, …, 21, 22.
2. Q: How do I read the number 21?
• A: Look at the number and say “twenty-one”.
3. Q: How do I read the number 22?
• A: Look at the number and say “twenty-two”.
4. Q: What do I use to trace numbers?
• A: Use a pencil to trace over the dotted lines of the numbers.
5. Q: How do I trace the number 21?
6. Q: How do I trace the number 22?
7. Q: How do I write the number 21?
• A: Write a 2 and then a 1 next to it.
8. Q: How do I write the number 22?
• A: Write a 2 and then another 2 next to it.
9. Q: How do I match objects to the number 21?
• A: Count 21 objects and match them with the number 21 card.
10. Q: How do I match objects to the number 22?
• A: Count 22 objects and match them with the number 22 card.
11. Q: Can you give an example of matching objects?
• A: Match 21 apples with the card “21”.
12. Q: What song can we sing for 21?
• A: Sing “Twenty-one, twenty-one, let’s have some fun!”
13. Q: What song can we sing for 22?
• A: Sing “Twenty-two, twenty-two, it’s fun to do!”
14. Q: Why is tracing important?
• A: Tracing helps you learn how to write numbers.
15. Q: How can I practice counting every day?
• A: Count objects at home, like toys or books, up to 22.

### Evaluation Questions

1. What comes after 20?
2. How do you read number 21?
3. Write the number 21.
4. Trace the number 22.
5. Match 21 objects to the correct number card.
6. What comes after 21?
7. Sing a song about number 22.
8. How many objects match the number 22?
10. What comes before 22?

Objective Questions Nursery 2 pupils on numbers 21 and 22:

1. Count to __: 19, 20, __
• a) 18
• b) 21
• c) 22
• d) 23
2. Trace the number __: ✏️ ➡️ __
• a) 20
• b) 21
• c) 23
• d) 24
3. Write the number __: 📝 ➡️ __
• a) 19
• b) 20
• c) 21
• d) 22
4. Read the number __: 📖 ➡️ __
• a) 19
• b) 21
• c) 23
• d) 25
5. Match __ objects to the number 21
• a) 20
• b) 21
• c) 22
• d) 23
6. Sing a song about number __
• a) 19
• b) 20
• c) 21
• d) 22
7. Count to __: 20, 21, __
• a) 19
• b) 20
• c) 21
• d) 22
8. Trace the number __: ✏️ ➡️ __
• a) 22
• b) 23
• c) 24
• d) 25
9. Write the number __: 📝 ➡️ __
• a) 19
• b) 20
• c) 22
• d) 23
10. Read the number __: 📖 ➡️ __
• a) 20
• b) 21
• c) 22
• d) 23
11. Match __ objects to the number 22
• a) 21
• b) 22
• c) 23
• d) 24
12. Sing a song about number __
• a) 20
• b) 21
• c) 22
• d) 23
13. Count from 21 to __: 21, __
• a) 19
• b) 20
• c) 22
• d) 23
14. Trace the number __: ✏️ ➡️ __
• a) 21
• b) 22
• c) 23
• d) 24
15. Write the number __: 📝 ➡️ __
• a) 20
• b) 21
• c) 22
• d) 23

### Conclusion

• Teacher’s Activities: The teacher goes around to mark pupils’ work and gives feedback. Teacher corrects any mistakes and praises good efforts.
• Learners’ Activities: Pupils show their work to the teacher for marking and listen to feedback
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