# Counting with Abacus Number 1 – 5 Nursery 1 (Age 3) – Number Work

### NUMBER WORK

SECOND TERM

WEEK 4

NURSERY 1 – AGE 3

THEME – NUMBER WORK

PREVIOUS LESSON – Reverse Counting of Numbers 5 – 1 Nursery 1 (Age 3) – Letter Work

### LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Counting with Abacus

### 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. smile and learn.

2. play and count with Abacus.

### ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The children can count 1 – 5.

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Abacus

2. If not available, improvise with copper and beads.

3. Video clips

### 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

### LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s Activities – Introduce Abacus device to the children and let them examine and play with it for about 5 minutes while observing, engage the children on how to count using Abacus. For example, count 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Pupil’s Expected Response – Play and count with Abacus.

### LESSON 2 – PLAY AND COUNT WITH ABACUS

Repeat the activities in Lesson 1.

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### LESSON 3 – PLAY AND COUNT WITH ABACUS

Repeat the activities in Lesson 1.

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### 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. Exposes christian to counting of numbers with the use of Abacus.

Pupil’s Activities – Play and count with Abacus.

3. Allows children to take turn in counting with Abacus.

Pupil’s Activities – Play and count with Abacus.

### CONCLUSION

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