Lesson Planning of Numbers / Ordinal Numbers
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Write ordinal numbers from first to twentieth
Information for Teachers
- The ordinal numbers are similar to the actual numbers they represent.
- Ordinal numbers state a position or place where something is with respect to others, as; in a race with three students:
- Someone comes in first place.
- Someone comes in second place.
- Someone comes in third place.
- While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult textbook at all steps wherein and whenever it is applicable.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, numbers cards, used calendar pages, ruler, pair of scissors, glue/gum, ordinal number cards first to twentieth
- Divide students into four groups.
- Give used calendar pages to the groups.
- Ask each group to cut the numbers from 1 to 20 from the calendar pages.
- Ask them to cut 20 squares from the calendar pages and paste the number on these square pieces to prepare number cards.
- Now ask the following question to the students, as;
- Which month is the first month of the year? Continue up to 12th month.
- Which day is the first day of the week? Continue up to 7th day.
- Also write on the writing board, as;
- 1st January
- 1st Monday
Sum up / Conclusion
- Conclude that ordinal numbers show the position of the object in relation to other objects in the group.
- January February March April May June July August September October November December
- The second month of the year is…………………….
- The fifth month of the year………………………….
- Which month comes before the fifth month?
- Draw two columns on the board
- Draw some objects in first column in a sequence
- Ask the students about its position in the group
- Write the position in the second column
- Teacher is required to involve the students in solving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit/chapter