# Simple Meaning of Fraction (Half) Nursery 2 (Age 4) – Number Work

### NUMBER WORK

**MATHEMATICS **

**SECOND TERM**

**WEEK 8**

**NURSERY 2 (AGE 4) **

**THEME – NUMBER WORK **

**PREVIOUS LESSON – Numbers 14 – 15 Nursery 2 (Age 4) – Number Work**

**TOPIC – FRACTION (HALF) **

**LEARNING AREA**

1. Introductory Activities

2. Cutting of Objects into Two

3. Writing of ½

4. Simple Meaning of Fraction

**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. say the simple meaning of fraction.

2. identify half objects.

3. recognize half as ½.

3. write ½.

**ENTRY BEHAVIOUR **

The pupils can cut objects into two.

**INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS**

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1.

**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 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES**

Teacher’s Activities – Get fruits that can be easily divided into two equal parts. Pair the children and give each pair a fruit. Tell the children that each fruit be share among their pair. Cut the fruit and let them know that each part is half.

*Note – Let the children take the fruits. *

Pupil’s Activities – Recognise their part as half.

### SIMPLE MEANING OF FRACTION

Teacher’s Activities – Get a cardboard circle, carefully engage the children in activities that involve division of the objects into two (2).

# One Circle

# Half

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the activities.

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Give simple meaning of fraction using song or rhymes. For example,

### One Circle.

### Half of a Circle.

### Half is a fractions.

### Fraction is a part of a whole.

**Use a square to continue. **

### One Square.

### Half of a Square.

### Half is a fractions.

### Fraction is a part of a whole.

**LESSON 2 – PRONOUNCE AND WRITE ½**

**Activity 1 – Previous Lesson **

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Encourage the say the meaning of fraction using song or rhyme.

Pupil’s Activities – Say the meaning of fraction using song or rhyme.

### One Circle.

### Half of a Circle.

### Half is a fractions.

### Fraction is a part of a whole.

### One Square.

### Half of a Square.

### Half is a fractions.

### Fraction is a part of a whole.

**Activity 2 – Recognition of ½ as half **

Teacher’s Activities – Guide the children to identify each part of ½.

Pupil’s Activities – Say the part of ½.

# 1

# /

# 2

**Pronounce ½ as 1 over 2 and half. **

Teacher’s/Pupils Activities – Encourage the children to say 1 over 2 is half.

**1 over 2 is half. **

**Half is a fraction. **

**Fraction is a part of whole. **

**LESSON 3 – TRACE, WRITE AND COLOUR ½**

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Engage the children to trace, write and colour ½.

**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. Gives simple meaning of fraction using song or rhyme.

Pupil’s Activities – Say the meaning of fraction using song or rhyme.

3. Guide the children to identify each part of ½.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify each part of ½.

4. Encourages the children to say 1 over 2 is half.

Pupil’s Activities – Say 1 over 2 is half.

5. Engages the children to trace, write and colour ½.

Pupil’s Activities – Trace, write and colour ½.

**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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### Molding of 1 – 15 | Games on Numbers 1 – 15 Nursery 2 (Age 4) – Number Work

**LESSON EVALUATION **

Ask pupils to:

1. say the simple meaning of fraction.

2. identify half a circle and square.

3. recognize half as ½.

3. trace, write and colour ½.