# Ordinal Numbers – First Position, Second Position and Third Position Nursery 2 (Age 4) – Number Work

### NUMBER WORK

MATHEMATICS

THIRD TERM

WEEK 3

NURSERY 2 (AGE 4)

THEME – NUMBER WORK

PREVIOUS LESSON – Counting and Writing of Numbers 1 – 15 | Counting and Writing of Numbers 15 – 1 | Matching Objects with their Corresponding Numbers | Weekly Assessment for Nursery 2 (Age 4) – Number Work

### LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Ordinal Numbers

3. First, Second and Third Position

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

### PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. understand the meaning of ordinal numbers.

2. place items in positions.

3. place competitors in positions.

### ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can arrange numbers in order.

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. flash number 1 – 3.

2. items or objects of different sizes.

### 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 – INTRODUCTION TO ORDINAL NUMBERS

Activity 1 – Filling the Bottle Game

Teacher’s Activities – Organise filling the bottle game among the children if the size of the class is not large for them to position the competitors. But in group for a larger class.

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the game.

Teacher’s Remark – Good job you all for active participation and comment. Give a prize if available and introduce and explain the meaning of ordinal numbers.

### MEANING OF ORDINAL NUMBERS

Ordinal number is the position or place something is such as first position, second position, third position, etc.

It is used to describe a way to arrange a collection of items in order. That’s, one after another.

QUICK EVALUATION

Place items like book, pencil and ball for the children to illustrate ordinal numbers.

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### LESSON 2 – MORE ACTIVITIES ON ORDINAL NUMBERS

Activity 1 – Filling the Basket Game

Teacher’s Activities – Organise filling the basket game among the children if the size of the class is not large for them to position the competitors. But in group for a larger class.

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the game.

Teacher’s Remark – Good job you all for active participation and comment. Give a prize if available and introduce and explain the meaning of ordinal numbers.

QUICK EVALUATION

Display three (3) items for the children to illustrate ordinal numbers.

### LESSON 3 – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

Activity 1 – 50 Metres Boys and Girls

Teacher’s Activities – Organise 50 metre race game among the children if the size of the class is not large for them to position the competitors. But in group for a larger class.

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the game.

Teacher’s Remark – Good job you all for active participation and comment. Give a prize if available and introduce and explain the meaning of ordinal numbers.

### 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. Organises games to determine who get first, second and third position among the children.

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the games.

3. Explains the meaning of ordinal numbers.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

4. Organises more activities on ordinal numbers.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the activities.

### 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

1. explain the meaning of ordinal numbers.

2. place items in positions.

3. place competitors in positions.

### WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ____________ is the position or place something is such as first position, second position, third position, etc.

A. ordinal numbers

B. other numbers

2. ____________ means one after another.

A. ordinal numbers

B. other numbers

3. The order – 1st, 2nd and 3rd position is known as ____________.

A. ordinal numbers

B. other numbers

4. 1st, 2nd and 3rd position is the same as first, second and third position.

A. Yes

B. No

5. first, second and third position is the same as 1st, 2nd and 3rd position.

A. Yes

B. No

6. First position – ball, second position – book and third position – pencil, under the correct ordinal.

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Use the objects below to answer question 7 – 8.

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7. What position is the book.?

A. 3rd position

B. 2nd position

8. Ball is what position?

A. First position

B. Second position

9. What position is pencil?

A. Second position

B. Third position

10. Your right leg thumb is in what position?

A. 1st position

B. Second position