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

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MATHEMATICS

THIRD TERM

WEEK 3

NURSERY 2 (AGE 4)

THEME – NUMBER WORK

**TOPIC – ORDINAL NUMBERS **

**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

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

**LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION TO ORDINAL NUMBERS **

Activity 1 – Filling the Bottle GameTeacher’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 EVALUATIONPlace 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 GameTeacher’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 EVALUATIONDisplay three (3) items for the children to illustrate ordinal numbers.

**LESSON 3 – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST) **

Activity 1 – 50 Metres Boys and GirlsTeacher’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.

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**LESSON EVALUATION **

Ask pupils to:

1. explain the meaning of ordinal numbers.

2. place items in positions.

3. place competitors in positions.

### WORKBOOK

### 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