Onka Yorùbá Yoruba Nursery 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 2

Ọ̀ṢẸ̀ KÈJÌ: Lesson Plan

Subject: Èdè Yorùbá
Class: Nursery 2
Term: First Term
Week: 2
Topic: Ọ̀ǹkà Yorùbá
Sub-topic: Ọ̀ǹkà 1-5

Objectives:

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

  1. Count Yoruba numbers from 1 to 5.
  2. Recognize and pronounce these numbers correctly.
  3. Use pictures and songs to reinforce their understanding of these numbers.

Keywords:

  • Ọ̀ǹkà (Numbers)
  • Ìdánimọ̀ (Identify)
  • Orin (Song)

Entry Behaviour:

Pupils are familiar with basic counting in their native language.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Yoruba number chart (1-5)
  • Flashcards with numbers 1 to 5
  • Picture cards representing quantities (1-5)
  • Music player
  • Counting songs in Yoruba

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge:

Discuss with pupils the importance of learning to count in Yoruba and how it helps in daily activities.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Observation
  • Listening
  • Pronunciation
  • Memory

Reference Books:

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Yoruba language textbooks for early learners

Instructional Materials:

  • Yoruba number chart (1-5)
  • Flashcards with numbers 1 to 5
  • Picture cards representing quantities (1-5)
  • Music player

Content:

Pupils will learn Yoruba numbers from 1 to 5 through charts, flashcards, picture cards, and interactive activities.

Presentation:

Step 1: Introduction

  • Introduce the topic: “Ọ̀ǹkà Yorùbá” (Yoruba Numbers).
  • Explain the importance of knowing how to count in Yoruba.

Step 2: Teacher Demonstration

  • Show the Yoruba number chart and point to each number from 1 to 5.
  • Pronounce each number clearly and have pupils repeat after you.
  • Use picture cards to show quantities representing each number.
  • Play a Yoruba counting song to make learning fun.

Step 3: Pupil Participation

  • Distribute flashcards with numbers 1 to 5.
  • Show a picture card and ask pupils to identify the corresponding number.
  • Call out a number and have pupils with the corresponding flashcard stand up and pronounce the number.
  • Engage pupils in singing the Yoruba counting song together.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Demonstrate pronunciation of each number.
  • Show picture cards and guide pupils in identifying numbers and quantities.
  • Lead the singing of the counting song.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Repeat the pronunciation of numbers after the teacher.
  • Identify numbers on their flashcards.
  • Participate in identifying pictures and their corresponding numbers.
  • Sing the Yoruba counting song.

Assessment:

  • Observe pupils as they identify and pronounce numbers.
  • Check their ability to recognize the quantities associated with each number.
  • Note their participation and enthusiasm.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Kí ló jẹ́ ọ̀ǹkà àkọ́kọ́ nínú ọ̀ǹkà Yorùbá?
  2. Tún ọ̀ǹkà ‘àárùn-ún’ kà.
  3. Ṣe ó rọrùn láti kọ́ ọ̀ǹkà?
  4. Kí ni orúkọ ọ̀ǹkà tí ó wà lẹ́yìn ‘ìkejì’?
  5. Ṣe o lè sọ̀rọ̀ kan tí ó bẹ̀rẹ̀ pẹ̀lú ọ̀ǹkà ‘ìkẹta’?
  6. Kí ni orúkọ ti ìwé náà?
  7. Kí ni ẹsẹ̀ tí o ṣe kàn nínú ẹkọ́ yìí?
  8. Ṣe ó dùn láti kọrin ọ̀ǹkà Yorùbá?
  9. Kí ni orúkọ kan tí ó bẹ̀rẹ̀ pẹ̀lú ọ̀ǹkà ‘ìkẹrin’?
  10. Kí ni orúkọ ẹ̀dá tí ó bẹ̀rẹ̀ pẹ̀lú ọ̀ǹkà ‘ìkẹta’?

Conclusion:

  • The teacher goes around to observe and assist pupils.
  • Praise pupils for their efforts.
  • Encourage them to practice at home with parents.

Reference:

Lagos State Scheme of Work for Nursery 2, First Term.

Additional Notes:

Example Numbers and Pictures:

  • 1 – Ọ̀ọ̀kan (one) – One ball (boolu kan)
  • 2 – Èjì (two) – Two bottles (ìgo méjì)
  • 3 – Èta (three) – Three cups (ìkòkò mẹ́ta)
  • 4 – Èrìn (four) – Four books (ìwé mẹ́rin)
  • 5 – Àárùn-ún (five) – Five pencils (pẹ́nsù mẹ́jọ)

Yoruba Number Song (Example Lyrics):

Ọ̀ọ̀kan, èjì, èta
Èrìn, àárùn-ún
Ọ̀ọ̀kan, èjì, èta
Èrìn, àárùn-ún
Kà á, kà á, kà á (count, count, count)
Ọ̀ọ̀kan, èjì, èta
Èrìn, àárùn-ún
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