**Early Childhood Scheme**, **Nursery 1 Scheme of work Federal**

**(Age 4), Education Resource Centre (ERC) FCT – Abuja, Schemeofwork.com**

**FEDERAL TEACHING SCHEME MATHEMATICS NURSERY ONE FIRST TERM**

**WEEK 1**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 5**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“5

2. Identification of numbers 1 & 2

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols. E.g. pupils should pick 2 balls, pencils, eraser etc.
- Number rhyme (one, two , buckle, my shoe)

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Numbers cards, crayons, balls, pencils, counting sticks and other objects.

**WEEK 2**

**TOPIC**

**Counting 1 -5**

**CONTENT**

- Counting numbers 1 â€“5
- Identification of numbers 3 & 4

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols.
- E.g. 3 pencils, 4 erasers etc.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Sand tray, number sand paper, and magnetic numbers.

**WEEK 3**

**TOPIC**

**Counting 1 â€“ 10**

**Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“10

2. Identification of numbers 1- 5

3. Scribbling

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols.1 â€“ 5 Pupils should learn to scribble anticlockwise i.e. from right â€“ left and go round.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Bottle tops stones

**WEEK 4**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 10**

**Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“10

2. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 5

3. Scribbling

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols.1 â€“ 5 Pupils should learn to scribble anticlockwise i.e. from right â€“ left and go round.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**WEEK 5**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 10, Making numbers 1 & 2 with objects.**

**Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“10

2. Matching numbers 1 & 2 with a variety of objects

3. Identification of numbers 6 & 7

4. Tracing vertical strokes: 1

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 6 & 7
- Pupils should trace the vertical stroke: 1 as straight down.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**WEEK 6**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 12**

**Making numbers 3 & 4 with objects.**

**Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“12

2. Matching numbers 3 & 4 with objects

3. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 7

4. Writing the vertical strokes: 1

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 1 â€“ 7
- Pupils should learn to write the vertical stroke e.g. 1

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**WEEK 7**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 12**

**Matching numbers 4 & 5 with objects making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 12

2. Matching numbers 4 & 5 with objects

3. Identification of numbers 8 â€“ 9

4. Tracing the horizontal line e.g. â€¦â€¦â€¦

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 8 -9
- Pupils should be able to trace the line

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**WEEK 8**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 13 Matching numbers 1 â€“ 5 with objects making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 13

2. Matching numbers 1 â€“ 5 with objects

3. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 9

4. Writing horizontal line e.g.

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 1 -9

- Learners should learn to write the horizontal line.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**WEEK 9**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 13 Matching numbers 6&7 with objects making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 13

2. Matching numbers 6&7 with objects

3. Identification of numbers 10 â€“ 11

4. Tracing pattern in slant form (from left to right) e.g. \

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 10 -11
- Learners should learn to trace the slant line (from left to right) e.g. \

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**WEEK 10**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 14 Matching numbers 8 & 9 with objects making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 14

2. Matching numbers 8 & 9 with objects

3. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 11

4. Writing pattern in slant form (from left to right) e.g. , \

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 1 -11
- Learners should learn to write the slant e.g. , \

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**WEEK 11**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 14 Matching numbers 1 â€“ 10 with objects making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 14

2. Matching numbers 1 â€“ 10 with objects

3. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 11

4. Writing of vertical & horizontal lines (/, __________)

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 12 -13
- Pupils should learn to write vertical and horizontal lines ( /, __________)

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**WEEK 12**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 15 Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 15

2. Identification of numbers 14 – 15

3. Writing slants

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 14 -15 Pupils should learn to write slants e.g. (\ , /)

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous weeks

**FEDERAL TEACHING SCHEME MATHEMATICS NURSERY ONE SECOND TERM**

**WEEK 1**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“1 5 Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 15

2. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 15

3. Tracing patterns in slant from right to left e.g.

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 1 -15
- Pupils should learn to trace patterns in slant form from right to left.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as previous objects in first term

**WEEK 2**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“1 5 Matching patterns 1 â€“ 10**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 15

2. Matching numbers 1 â€“ 10 with objects

3. Writing patterns in slant form

**ACTIVITIES**

- Matching numbers 1 â€“ 10 to various objects.
- Pupils learn to write patterns in slant form i.e. right to left /

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Sand tray, number sand paper, and magnetic numbers.

**WEEK 3 – 4**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“1 7 Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting and identification of numbers 1 â€“ 17

2. Matching numbers 1 â€“ 17 with objects

3. Tracing patterns in curve form, from left to right e.g.

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols.1 â€“ 17
- Pupils should learn to trace in curve form from left to right e.g.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Bottle tops stones. Magnetic numbers

**WEEK 5**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 19 Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 19

2. Matching numbers 1 â€“ 19 with objects

3. Writing patterns in curve form, from left to right e.g.** **

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols.1 â€“ 19
- Pupils should learn to write a curve, from left to right e.g.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Magnetic numbers

**WEEK 6**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 20 Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 20

2. Tracing patterns in curve form, from right to left e.g.

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols.1 â€“ 20
- Pupils should learn to trace a curve, from right to left t e.g.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Magnetic numbers

**WEEK 7**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 20 Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 20

2. Writing patterns in curve form from right to left

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols.1 â€“ 20
- Pupils should learn to write a curve, from right to left t e.g.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Magnetic numbers

**WEEK 8**

**TOPIC**

**Colors**

**CONTENT**

- Identification of primary colors e.g. red, yellow and blue.

**ACTIVITIES**

**Collection of various objects identifying primary colors.**

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Objects (with the primary colors)

**WEEK 9**

**TOPIC**

**Tracing numbers 1 and 2**

**CONTENT**

- Counting numbers 1 â€“ 20
- Tracing numbers 1 & 2

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pointing and counting numbers 1 -20 on the board.
- Pupils should learn to trace number 1 & 2

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number cards, colored pencils

**WEEK 10**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 23 Copying numbers 1 & 2**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting objects and identification of numbers 1 â€“ 23

2. Coloring correct number of objects 1 â€“ 23

3. Copying numbers 1 & 2

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should use the primary colors to color objects between 1 â€“ 23
- Pupils should learn to write number 1 & 2

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number cards, colored pencils

**WEEK 11**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 25 Tracing numbers 3 & 4**

**CONTENT**

**1. Counting objects 1 â€“ 25**

**2. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 25**

**3. Tracing numbers 3 & 4**

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should use the primary colors to color objects between 1 â€“ 25
- Pupils should learn to trace number 3 & 4

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number cards colored pencils

**FEDERAL TEACHING SCHEME MATHEMATICS NURSERY ONE THIRD TERM**

**WEEK 1**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 25 Copying numbers 3 & 4**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting and identification of numbers 1 â€“ 25

2. Copying numbers 3 & 4

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 1 -25
- Pupils should learn to copy numbers 3 & 4

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Numbers Cards, Counting objects (same as previous terms)

**WEEK 2**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“30 Matching patterns 1 â€“ 4**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting and identification of numbers 1 â€“ 30

2. Copying numbers 1 â€“ 4

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols 1 â€“ 30
- painting and counting numbers 1 -30 on the board
- Pupils should learn to copy numbers 1 â€“ 4

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number cards, counting objects

**WEEK 3**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“30 Tracing numbers 5 & 6**

**CONTENT**

1. Identification and counting of numbers 1 – 30

2. Tracing numbers 5 & 6

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers symbols.1 â€“ 30
- Pupils should learn to trace 5 & 6

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number cards, counting objects

**WEEK 4**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 35 Copying numbers 5 & 6**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting and identification of numbers 1 â€“ 35

2. Copying numbers 5 & 6

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of numbers 1 â€“ 35
- Pointing and counting numbers 1 – 35 on the board.
- Pupils should learn to copy numbers 5 & 6

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number cards, counting objects

**WEEK 5**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 35 Tracing numbers 7 & 8**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 -35

2. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 35

3. Tracing numbers 7 & 8

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pointing and counting numbers 1 – 35 on the board.
- Pupils should learn to copy numbers 7 & 8

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number cards, counting objects

**WEEK 6**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 40 Copying numbers 5 & 6**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 -40

2. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 40

3. Copying numbers 7 & 8

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pointing and counting numbers 1 â€“ 40 on the board.
- Copying numbers 7 & 8

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number cards, counting objects

**WEEK 7**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 40**

**Tracing numbers 9 & 10**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting and identification of numbers 1 â€“ 40

2. Tracing numbers 9 & 10

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pointing and counting numbers 1 â€“ 40 on the board.
- Pupils should learn to trace numbers 9 & 10

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Numbers cards and number chart

**WEEK 8**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 45**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“ 45

2. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 45

3. Copying numbers 9 & 10

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pointing and counting numbers 1 â€“ 45 on the board.
- Pupils should learn to copy numbers 9 & 10

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Numbers cards and number chart

**WEEK 9**

**TOPIC**

**Shapes counting numbers 1 – 45**

**CONTENT**

- Identification of common shapes e.g. Circles , Square, Triangle, Rectangle
- Counting and identification of numbers 1 â€“ 45

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of various objects made of circle, square, triangle and rectangles shapes.
- Pupils should learn to write number 1 & 2
- Pupils should learn the names of the shape.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Models with different shapes, charts

**WEEK 10**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 50 Copying numbers 1 â€“ 10**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting objects 1 â€“ 50

2. Identification of numbers 1 â€“ 50

3. Copying numbers 1 â€“ 10

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pointing and counting numbers 1 â€“ 50
- Pupils should learn to copy numbers 1 â€“ 10

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number card and Number chart

**WEEK 11**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 50 Writing numbers 1 â€“ 50**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting and identification of numbers 1 â€“ 50

2. Writing numbers 1 â€“ 50

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pointing and counting numbers 1 â€“ 50
- Pupils should learn to write numbers 1 â€“ 10

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Number card and Number chart Magic board

**FEDERAL TEACHING SCHEME MATHEMATICS NURSERY TWO: FIRST TERM**

**WEEK 1**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 â€“ 20**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 â€“20

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 20

3. Writing numbers 1 â€“ 10

**ACTIVITIES**

1. Collection of numbers symbols. E.g. teachers should assist pupils to get objects like counting sticks, pencils, and balls, straw, to count.

2. Pupils should learn some number rhyme

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Variety of counting objects e.g. Toys
- Numbers \ cards

- Crayons

- Picture cutting of different types of numbers

**WEEK 2**

**TOPIC**

**Counting 1 to 30**

**CONTENT**

- Counting numbers 1 to 30
- Identification of numbers 1 to 30

- Writing numbers 1 – 15

**ACTIVITIES**

- Collection of number symbols. E.g. Straws, pencils etc. to count
- Number rhymes

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Building blocks
- Matching cards
- Charts
- flash cards

**WEEK 3**

**TOPIC**

**Counting 1 to 35 making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 35

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 35

3. Writing numbers 1 to 20

**ACTIVITIES**

1. Same as week 2

2. Pointing and counting of numbers on the board with a pointer stick

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Sand tray
- Moveable figures
- Number templates etc

**WEEK 4**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 40 Making patterns**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 40

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 40

3. Writing numbers 1 to 25

**ACTIVITIES**

1. Same as week 3

2. Pointing and counting of numbers on the board with a pointer stick

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as weeks above

**WEEK 5**

**TOPIC**

**End numbers and ten numbers**

**CONTENT**

1. Identification of end numbers e.g. 9, 10, 19, 20, 29, 30 etc.

2. Identification of tens numbers e.g.10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 etc.

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should practice fill in the end numbers and the tens numbers in ; filing in of missing numbers

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as weeks above

**WEEK 6**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 50**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 50

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 50

3. Writing numbers 1 to 35

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 5

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as weeks above

**WEEK 7**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 60**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 60

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 60

3. Writing numbers 1 to 40

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 6

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as weeks above

**WEEK 8**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 70**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 70

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 70

3. Writing numbers 1 to 45

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 7

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as weeks above

**WEEK 9**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 80**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 80

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 80

3. Writing numbers 1 to 50

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 8

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as weeks above

**WEEK 10**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 90**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 90

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 90

3. Writing numbers 1 to 50

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 9

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as weeks above

**WEEK 11- 12**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 100**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 100

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 100

3. Writing numbers 1 to 50

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 10

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Same as weeks above

**WEEK 13**

**TOPIC**

**Revision**

**CONTENT**

**Revision**

**WEEK 14**

**TOPIC**

**Examination**

**CONTENT**

**Examination**

**FEDERAL TEACHING SCHEME MATHEMATICS NURSERY TWO: SECOND TERM**

**WEEK 1**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 60**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 60

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 60

3. Writing numbers 1 to 50

**ACTIVITIES**

1. Pupils should count using pointers / sticks.

2. Pupils should also identify the numbers as they point.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

Variety of counting objects e.g. toys

– Numbers \ cards

– Crayons

**WEEK 2**

**TOPIC**

**Counting 1 to 70**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 70

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 70

3. Writing numbers 1 to 55

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as weeks 1

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Building blocks
- Matching cards
- Charts
- Moveable alphabets etc.

**WEEK 3**

**TOPIC**

**Counting 1 to 80**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 80

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 80

3. Writing numbers 1 to 60

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should practice filing in the missing numbers

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Picture cuttings of different types
- Sand tray
- Flash cards

**WEEK 4**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 90**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 90

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 90

3. Writing numbers 1 to 65

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 3

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Counting toys, charts

**WEEK 5**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 100**

**CONTENT**

1. Counting numbers 1 to 100

2. Identification of numbers 1 to 100

3. Writing numbers 1 to 70

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 4

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Counting toys, charts

**WEEK 6**

**TOPIC**

**Reciting the days of the week**

**CONTENT**

- Days of the week

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should learn the days of the week with rhymes.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Counting toys, charts

**WEEK 7**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 100**

**CONTENT**

- Counting numbers 1 to 100
- Identification of numbers 1 to 100
- Writing numbers 1 to 75

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should practice filing in the numbers.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Counting toys, charts

**WEEK 8**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 110**

**CONTENT**

- Counting numbers 1 to 110
- Identification of numbers 1 to 110
- Writing numbers 1 to 80

**ACTIVITIES**

- Same as week 7

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Counting toys, charts

**WEEK 9**

**TOPIC**

**Learning & writing figures 1 to 5 in words**

**CONTENT**

- Figures 1 to 5 in WORDS

**ACTIVITIES**

- pupils should practice filing in the missing letters of the word

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Counting toys, charts

**WEEK 10**

**TOPIC**

**Learning & writing figures 1 to 10 in words**

**CONTENT**

- Figures 1 to 10 in words

**ACTIVITIES**

- pupils should practice filing in the missing letters

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

**WEEK 11**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 110**

**CONTENT**

- Counting numbers 1 to 110
- Identification of numbers 1 to 110
- Writing numbers 1 to 90

**ACTIVITIES**

- pupils should practice filing in the missing numbers

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

**WEEK 12**

**TOPIC**

**Revision **

**CONTENT**

**Revision **

**ACTIVITIES**

**Same as week 11**

**WEEK 13**

**TOPIC**

**Examination**

**CONTENT**

**Examination**

**FEDERAL TEACHING SCHEME MATHEMATICS NURSERY TWO THIRD TERM**

**WEEK 1**

**TOPIC**

**Counting numbers 1 to 100**

**CONTENT**

- Counting numbers 1 to 100
- Identification of numbers 1 to 100
- Writing numbers 1 to 100

**ACTIVITIES**

- The pupils should count with a pointer to aid identification.
- The pupils should practice filling in the missing numbers.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Numbers chart
- Number cards
- Pictures
- Simple mathematics books
- Board pointers

**WEEK 2**

**TOPIC**

**Number before and after**

**CONTENT**

- Identification of numbers that comes before a particular number & number that comes after a particular number.

**ACTIVITIES**

1. The pupils should practice arranging of number â€“ puzzles.

2. The pupils should be given the flash cards with the numbers re â€“ arranged by the teacher, to arrange themselves

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Calendar
- Number puzzle

**WEEK 3**

**TOPIC**

**Number before and after**

**CONTENT**

- Sorting before and after numbers

**ACTIVITIES**

- The pupils should practice arranging of number â€“ puzzles.
- The pupils should be given the flash cards with the numbers re â€“ arranged by the teacher, to arrange themselves

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Sand tray
- Moveable alphabets and figures etc.
- Number templates

**WEEK 4**

**TOPIC**

**Reciting months of the year**

**CONTENT**

- Calendar months

**ACTIVITIES**

- Identifying the months with 30 days
- The pupils should identify the month with 31 days.
- The pupils should identify the month with less than 30 days.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Calendar

**WEEK 5**

**TOPIC**

**Shapes **

**CONTENT**

- Identification of common shapes e.g. Circles, Square, Triangles, Rectangles

**ACTIVITIES**

- The pupils should practice tracing of the shapes and practice drawing the shapes on their own.

**WEEK 6**

**TOPIC**

**Odd Numbers**

**CONTENT**

- Identification of odd numbers

**ACTIVITIES**

- The pupils should practice picking out of the odd numbers, from the re â€“ arrange flash cards

**WEEK 7**

**TOPIC**

**Even Numbers **

**CONTENT**

- Identification of even numbers

**ACTIVITIES**

- The teachers should re â€“ arrange the number cards, and ask the children to pick out the even numbers

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

**WEEK 8**

**TOPIC**

**Introduction to addition**

**CONTENT**

- Identification of mathematical simple signs i.e. plus (+), minus (-),equal to (=)
- Addition of objects e.g. â€ =

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should practice addition of objects.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

**WEEK 9**

**TOPIC**

**Simple addition **

**CONTENT**

- Addition of numbers e.g. 2 + 2 = 4 , 3 + 3 = 6

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should practice addition of numbers.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

**WEEK 10**

**TOPIC**

**Simple subtraction**

**CONTENT**

- Subtraction of objects e.g. – =
- Subtraction of numbers e.g. 2 â€“ 1 = 1, 8 â€“ 4 = 4

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should practice subtraction of objects
- Pupils should practice subtraction of numbers.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

**WEEK 11**

**TOPIC**

**Simple subtraction and Addition**

**CONTENT**

- Simple subtraction and addition of objects.
- Simple subtraction and addition of numbers

**ACTIVITIES**

- Pupils should practice subtraction and addition of objects
- Pupils should practice subtraction and addition of numbers.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

**WEEK 12**

**TOPIC**

**General Revision**

**CONTENT**

**General Revision **

**ACTIVITIES**

**Same as week 11**

**WEEK 13**

**TOPIC**

**Examination**

**CONTENT**

**Examination**

## F**EDERAL TEACHING SCHEME ENGLISH LANGUAGE FIRST TERM NURSERY ONE**

**WEEK 1**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH **

**TOPIC**

**Alphabets, Rhymes and Songs**

**CONTENT**

- Learning letters A – E

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Moveable alphabets, flashcards and charts

**WEEK 2**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH **

**TOPIC**

**Simple instruction (value) Alphabets **

**CONTENT**

- Teach learners simple stories and songs that portray honesty and transparency
- Learning letters F â€“ J

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Moveable alphabets, flash cards, story books, radio, TV tape recorder etc

**WEEK 3**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

1. Picture reading

2. Making free patterns.

**CONTENT**

- Picture reading.
- Developing vertical and horizontal lines.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Writing books, pencils, eraser, crayon, etc

**WEEK 4**

**UNIT**

**WRITING; READING**

**TOPIC**

1. Patterns making.

2. Listening to music & rhymes.

3. Alphabets

**CONTENT**

1. Making free patterns

2. Learning letters K â€“ O

3. Making slanting stroke

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Moveable alphabets, flash cards, charts, writing books, pencils, erasers, etc

**WEEK 5**

**UNIT**

**WRITING; SPEECH**

**TOPIC**

1. Making patterns of different shapes.

2. Parts of the body.

**CONTENT**

1. Learning names of body parts & identifying self (boy or girl)

2. Making running curves (Bottom to Top

3. Making running curves top to bottom ( ), ( ).

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pictures, charts, concrete objects (learners), writing books, pencils, erasers etc

**WEEK 6**

**UNIT**

** WRITING; SPEECH**

**TOPIC**

1. Making patterns.

2. Body parts

3. Alphabets

**CONTENT**

1. Learning letters P â€“ T

2. Learning body parts contd.

3. Identifying wavy lines ( , ). And tracing them.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Moveable alphabets, flash cards, charts, writing books, pencils, erasers, etc

**WEEK 7**

**UNIT**

**READING; SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

**Picture reading Alphabets Making patterns.**

**CONTENT**

1. Learning letters U – Z

2. Describing simple stories.

3. Pattern making. Some Nursery rhymes and pronunciation of letters Kk to Pp of the letters Kk to Pp circles.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Moveable alphabets, flash cards, charts, writing books, pencils, erasers, etc

**WEEK 8**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

Domestic animals.

Objects in the home & school

Making patterns.

**CONTENT**

1. Learning names of domestic animals.

2. Learning some objects in the home.

3. Pattern making in horizontal strokes.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Moveable alphabets, flash cards, charts, writing books, pencils, erasers, etc

**WEEK 9**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

**Picture reading.**

**Making pattern. **

**CONTENT**

**1. Picture reading of objects and animals.**

**2. Pattern making in slant form.**

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

Concrete objects, pictures, charts, writing books etc

**WEEK 10**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

Listening to music, stories and rhymes.

Making patterns.

**CONTENT**

1. Telling simple stories and learning rhymes.

2. Listening to music.

3. Pattern making in slant form from left to right (:).

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Story books,, writing books, pencils, erasers, VCD, Television etc

**WEEK 11**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Picture reading and recognition of objects.
- Making patterns.

**CONTENT**

1. Identification of objects in the school.

2. Identification of objects at home.

3. Naming of objects.

4. Pattern making in slant form from right to left (: ).

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Charts, pictures, writing books, pencils erasers etc.

**WEEK 12**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Listening to music and poems Alphabets
- Making patterns.

**CONTENT**

1. Listening to music.

2. Reciting poems.

3. Pattern making: horizontal with vertical lines ( , ).

4. Reciting alphabets A â€“ Z

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Moveable objects, writing books, pencils, erasers, VCD, Television etc

**WEEK 13**

**UNIT**

**REVISION**

**TOPIC**

**Listening skills, reading skills and speaking skills.**

**WEEK 14**

**TOPIC**

**EXAMINATIONS**

**CONTENT**

**Writing skills and simple greetings.**

**Early Childhood Scheme**, **Nursery 1 Scheme of work Federal**

**(Age 4), Education Resource Centre (ERC) FCT – Abuja, Schemeofwork.com**

**FEDERAL TEACHING SCHEME ENGLISH LANGUAGE NURSERY ONE SECOND TERM**

**WEEK 1**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

**Alphabets (upper & lower case) Making patterns.**

**CONTENT**

- Recognition and pronunciation of the letters AA and Bb.
- Tracing of the letters AA & Bb.
- Making curves from left to right (: ).

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Tracing book, moveable alphabets, flash cards

**WEEK 2**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Identifying letters of alphabets Cc & Dd.
- Making patterns.

**CONTENT**

- Recognition and pronunciation of the letters Cc & Dd.
- Tracing of letters Cc & Dd.
- Making curves from right to left ( : ).

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Picture books, charts, posters, sand tray, moveable alphabets, pencils etc.

**WEEK 3**

**UNIT**

**READING; SPEECH**

**TOPIC**

– Identifying letters of alphabets Ee & Ff.

– Nursery rhymes and songs.

– Colors

– Greeting

– Instructions

**CONTENT**

1. Introduction of primary color

2. Greeting at school e.g. Good morning, Madam/Sir.

3. Greeting at home e.g. Good morning Daddy, etc.

4. Simple instructions at school e.g. sit down, stand up, etc.

5. Simple instructions at home e.g. welcome, come here, etc.

6. Tracing of letters Ee â€“ Ff

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, poetry books, musical instruments, charts, games, (wood cards), posters, song/rhyme books, paper, story books, moveable alphabets and numbers, books/puzzles, radio, writing books, chalk, crayons, tape recorder, television, video CDs, pencil grips, etc.

**WEEK 4**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Identifying letters Gg & Hh. Colors
- Making patterns

**CONTENT**

1. Recognition and tracing alphabets Gg â€“ Hh

2. Identification of primary colors

3. Intersecting and slanting.** **

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Colors crayons, pencils, writing books, charts, pictures etc.

**WEEK 5**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Identifying letters Ii & JJ.
- Story telling.
- Colors
- Daily routine

**CONTENT**

- Learning the daily routine e.g. greetings, prayers, bathing, brushing of teeth etc.
- Tracing and coloring of letters/objects (letters Ii â€“ JJ).
- Engage learners in story telling

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, charts, posters, song/rhyme books, tracing and coloring books, moveable alphabets, chalk, crayons, television, video CDs, pencil etc.

**WEEK 6**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Identifying letters Kk & Ll.
- Control pattern making.
- Shapes

**CONTENT**

- Recognition& pronunciation of letters Kk-Ll
- Tracing of different patterns
- Making pre â€“ writing skills (scribbles).
- Learning the different shapes

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, charts, posters, moveable alphabets and books, writing books, chalk, television, video CDs, pencil, etc

**WEEK 7**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Identifying letters Mm & Nn. Strokes
- Drawing shapes

**CONTENT**

- Recognition & pronunciation of letters Mm & Nn.
- Tracing pictures of objects.
- Slanting strokes.
- Coloring of different shapes

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, charts, posters, flash cards, moveable alphabets, books/puzzles, radio, writing books, chalk, crayons, television, video CDs, pencil, etc.

**WEEK 8**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Identifying letters Oo -Qq. Colors

**CONTENT**

- Identification of letters Oo – Qq.
- Tracing of letters Oo â€“ Qq.
- Matching colors with pictures

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, charts, posters, moveable alphabets, writing books, chalk, television, video CDs, pencil, etc.

**WEEK 9**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

Identifying letters RR â€“ Tt Lines Songs & Rhymes

**CONTENT**

1. Identification of letters Rr â€“ Tt.

2. Recognition & tracing vertical strokes

3. Nursery rhymes and songs.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, charts, posters, song/rhyme books, moveable alphabets, chalk, television, video CDs, pencil, etc.

**WEEK 10**

**UNIT**

**READING; SPEECH**

**TOPIC**

- Identifying Letters Uu â€“ Ww. Stories and Rhymes.
- Lines Contd.

**CONTENT**

1. Identification of letters Uu-Ww

2. Nursery rhymes and songs

3. Recognition and tracing horizontal strokes

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, story books, musical instruments, charts, posters, rhyme books, moveable alphabets, chalk, television, video CDs, pencil, etc.

**WEEK 11**

**UNIT**

**READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

Identifying Letters Xxâ€“ Zz. Making Patterns: Circle.

**CONTENT**

- Identification of letters Xx â€“ Zz
- Making circular patterns.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, charts, posters, moveable alphabets, writing books, chalk, television, video CDs, pencil, etc.

**WEEK 12**

**UNIT**

**READING**

**TOPIC**

**Letters Aa â€“ Pp.**

**WEEK 13**

**UNIT**

**REVISION**

**TOPIC**

**REVISION**

**WEEK 14**

**UNIT**

**EXAMINATION**

**TOPIC**

**EXAMINATION**

**Early Childhood Scheme**, **Nursery 1 Scheme of work Federal**

**(Age 4), Education Resource Centre (ERC) FCT – Abuja, Schemeofwork.com**

**FEDERAL TEACHING SCHEME ENGLISH LANGUAGE THIRD TERM NURSERY ONE**

**WEEK 1**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; STRUCTURE**

**TOPIC**

- Match same letters Aa â€“ Zz.
- Simple greetings and command.
- Identification of letters Aa â€“ Zz (Upper and Lower Case).

**CONTENT**

1. Greeting at school.

2. Greeting at home.

3. Identifying names/title.

4. General greeting.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Pencils, word cards, Song/rhyme book, Story books, writing books, charts

**WEEK 2**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Matching letters Aa â€“ Ee with picture word, two letter words contd.
- Copying letters Aa â€“ Bb

**CONTENT**

– Associating pictures with words.

– Identifying and listing two letter words

– Practicing correct writing skills.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

– Pictures books, flash cards, writing books, chart etc

**WEEK 3**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Matching letters Ff â€“ Jj with picture word, shapes
- Copying letters Cc â€“ Ff.

**CONTENT**

– Associating picture with word.

– More on shapes (tracing, identification & coloring)

– Practicing correct writing skills.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Moveable alphabets, moveable shapes, charts, pictures, Writing books, crayons, etc.

**WEEK 4**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH**

**TOPIC**

– Matching letters Kk â€“ Oo with picture word.

– Storytelling, songs& rhymes

**CONTENT**

– Associating picture with word.

– Telling simple stories, singing songs &rhymes.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

– Charts, pictures and story books.

– Radio

**WEEK 5**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

– Matching letters Pp â€“ Tt with picture word, picture reading

– Songs and rhymes.

**CONTENT**

– Associating picture with word.

– Guiding learners to read pictures

– Singing songs.

– Reciting rhymes.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Tape recorder, chats, pictures, flash cards, rhyme books and Television.

**WEEK 6**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

– Matching letters Uu â€“ Zz with picture word, coloring & tracing

– Copying letters Gg â€“ Kk

**CONTENT**

– Associating picture with word.

– Guiding learners to trace & color objects

– Developing correct writing skills.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Chalk, tracing books, crayons, writing books, charts , pictures, etc

**WEEK 7**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Revision: Matching letters Aa â€“ Zz with picture word.
- Storytelling, two letter words contd.

**CONTENT**

- Associating picture with word.
- Guiding learners to read two letter words
- Telling simple stories.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

Writing books, pictures, charts, storybooks, pencils, erasers, etc.

**WEEK 8**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; READING; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Matching objects and their names and reading aloud.
- Copying letters Ll â€“ Pp.

**CONTENT**

- Objects and their names e.g. A for Ant, apple, arrow etc.
- Practicing correct writing skills.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

Writing books, pictures, charts, storybooks, pencils, erasers, etc.

**WEEK 9**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

– Alphabets continue

– Songs and rhymes.

**CONTENT**

– Guide learners to fill the missing alphabets A-Z

– Singing songs

– Reciting rhymes.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Writing books, pictures, charts, storybooks, pencils, erasers, radio, VCD, etc.

**WEEK 10**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Objects and their names.
- Copying letters Qq â€“ Uu.

**CONTENT**

- Objects and their names.
- Guide learners to color shapes and objects
- Copying simple letters.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Writing books, pictures, charts, storybooks, pencils, erasers, etc.

**WEEK 11**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Simple instructions and commands
- Copying letters Vv â€“ Zz.

**CONTENT**

- Guide learners to follow simple instructions and commands e.g. sit down, come here, stand up, go there, etc
- Copying letters

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

- Concrete objects (learners), writing books, erasers, pencils

**WEEK 12**

**UNIT**

**SPEECH; WRITING**

**TOPIC**

- Matching objects and their names.
- Copying letters Aa â€“ Zz.

**CONTENT**

- Objects and their names.
- Copying simple letters.

**LEARNING RESOURCES**

Writing books, pictures, charts, pencils, erasers, etc.

**WEEK 13**

**UNIT**

**REVISION **

**TOPIC**

**– General Revision.**

**WEEK 14**

**UNIT**

**EXAMINATION **