# Whole Numbers – Identification and Reading of Number 6 – 9 and 9 – 6 (Primary 1)

Last Updated on October 31, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

MATHEMATICS

FIRST TERM

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 1

THEME – NUMBER AND NUMERATION

PREVIOUS LESSON – Whole Number 0 (Zero) – Introducing Zero (0) As A Number (Primary 1)

TOPIC – IDENTIFICATION AND READING OF NUMBER OF OBJECTS 6 – 9

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Sort and Classify Numbers of Objects in a Group or Collection

2. Counting Number 1 – 9

3. Read and Write Number 1 – 9

4. Arrange the number 1 – 9

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. sort and classify numbers of objects in a group or collection.

2. identify number of objects in a group or collection.

3. count and read correctly from 1 – 9.

4. write correctly number 6 – 9.

5. arrange the numbers 6 – 9 in order of their magnitudes (quantities).

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of counters such as

1. Counters: balls, pebbles, buttons, bottle tops, leaves and oranges etc.

2. Flash cards of numbers 1 – 9, etc.

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information –

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

SORTING AND CLASSIFYING OBJECTS LEADING TO IDEA OF 6 – 9

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Displays some objects for the pupils to sort and classify according their order of number.

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Pupil’s Activities – Sorting and Classifying

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• 2 – Rulers – 📏📏
• 3 – Books – 📘📘📘
• 4 – Biro – 🖊️🖊️🖊️🖊️
• 5 – Keys – 🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑

Teacher’s Activities – Pick one of the objects for the pupils count as you increase the number gradually by one .

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Pupil’s Activities – 5 Pencils

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Pupil’s Activities – 6 Pencils

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Pupil’s Activities – 7 Pencils

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Pupil’s Activities – 8 Pencils

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Pupil’s Activities – 9 Pencils

IDENTIFICATION OF NUMBERS 6 – 9

Teacher’s Activities – Repeat the previous activities as follows with flash cards number 6 – 9.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify flash cards number 6 – 9.

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LESSON TWO – COUNTING AND READING NUMBERS 1 – 9 LOUDLY

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Present group of objects for the pupils to sort and count, then pick the corresponding flash card number 1 – 9 as follows –

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LESSON THREE

READ AND WRITING OF NUMBERS 1 – 9/9 – 1

Teacher’s Activities – Guides pupils to read the numbers 1 – 9 on the flash card or board.

Pupil’s Activities –

# Read – 9  8  7  6  5  4  3  2  1

ORDERING NUMBER 1 – 9/9 – 1

Teacher’s Activities – Asks the pupils to arrange the following cards in order 1 – 9.

# 6  3  7  9  1  4  8  2  5

Pupil’s Activities –

Order, 1 – 9

Order, 9 – 1

# 9  8  7  6  5  4  3  2  1

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Guides pupils to mix the collection and sort out books, keys, pencils, rulers and biro together.

Pupil’s Activities – Sort and classify the mixed collection e.g. Collection of books, keys, pencils, rulers and biro.

3. Guides pupils to classify each group of similar objects as follows.

• Count out five pencils.
• Add one pencil to it.

4. Leads pupils to recognize this as 6 i.e. 5 pencils and 1 pencil gives 6.

5. Counts out 6 pencils and adds 1 pencil to it and leads them to recognize it as 7 up to 9 buttons etc.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the numbers 6 – 9 through the activities and the use of Flash cards.

6. Guides pupils to read the numbers 1 – 9.

Pupil’s Activities – Count and read numbers 1 – 9 on the board and Flash cards.

7. Guides pupils to write the numbers 1 – 9.

Pupil’s Activities – Write the numbers 1 – 9.

8. Arranges the numbers in order of their magnitude using objects such as balls, pebbles, etc. in a collection.

9. Leads pupils to write the numbers in order of their magnitudes.

Pupil’s Activities – Use collection of objects to arrange numbers in magnitude or in ordering form.

CONCLUSION

• To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to –

1. arrange given number of objects from a collection together.

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2. identify numbers 6 – 9.

# 6  7  8  9

3. read numbers 1 – 9 on board and flash cards.

# 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9

4. write numbers 1 – 9 on the board/exercise book.

# 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9

5. order numbers 1 – 9 in their magnitude.

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