Scheme of Work

Scheme of Work For Mathematics Primary 1

This article provides you with the Mathematics scheme of work and the curriculum for the first term, second term, and third term for primary 1 pupil.

Mathematics Scheme of Work Primary 1 First term

Whole number 1-5 I

  • Sorting and classifying objects leading to idea of 1-5
  • Identification of numbers of objects 1-5
  • Reading of numbers 1-5

Whole number 1-5 II

  • Writing of numbers 1-5.
  • Ordering of number 1-5

Whole number 6- 9

  • Sorting and classifying objects leading to idea of 6-9
  • Identification of numbers 6-9

Whole number 6- 9

  • Counting and reading numbers 1-9
  • Writing of 6-9
  • Ordering numbers 6-9

Whole number 10

  • Recognition of 10 as a group
  • Use of place value- tens and unit (i.e. T. U)

Whole number 1- 99

  • Identification and reading of numbers 1-99
  • Writing of numbers 1-99

Fractions

  • Identification of ½ and ¼ using concrete objects and shapes

Addition I

Addition through practical work

  • Addition of whole numbers with sum less than 5
  • Addition of whole numbers with sum less than 10
  • Addition of whole numbers with sum less than 18

Addition II

  • Addition of items of 2 digit whole numbers
  • Whole numbers with sum not greater than 40

Mathematics Scheme of Work Primary 1 Second term

Revision of first term’s work

  • Writing numbers 1-5

Subtraction

  • Subtraction from whole numbers not greater than 9
  • Subtraction from whole numbers not greater than 18

Addition I

  • Finding missing numbers e.g. (i) 8 +x =9 (ii) 7 + x=9  (iii) 5 +x =8

Addition II

Pupils should be able to: cross check the correctness of addition in everyday life.

  • Finding missing numbers e.g. (i) 8 + =9  (ii) 7 + =8  (iii) 5 + =7

Subtraction I

  • Finding missing numbers e.g. (i) 8 – =4 (ii) 7 – =5 (iii) 5 – =3

Subtraction II

Pupils should be able to: cross check the correctness of subtraction in everyday life.

  • Finding missing numbers e.g. (i) 8 – =4 (ii) 7 – =5 (iii) 5 – =3

Open Sentences I and II

  • Guides pupils to find missing numbers in an open sentence
  • Guides pupils to solve simple open sentences

Money I and II

Pupils should be able to:

  • recognize different denomination of Nigerian coins
  • add coins to obtain sums not exceeding 25k
  • Calculate change obtainable from 10k or less.
  • Trace coins using brown and white papers.

Read: List of Nursery and Primary School Subjects

Mathematics Scheme of Work Primary 1 Third Term

Length I

  • Idea of length
  • Comparison of length of two or more objects to develop the idea of longer than and shorter than”
  • Ordering of length of objects

Length II

  • Measuring of length and distance using natural units such as hand span, step, arms, length, strides etc.
  • Measuring and ordering of length

Time

  • Introduce the idea of time
  • Time when certain things are done e.g. Morning, Afternoon, Evening, Night
  • Time and events when certain activities take place
  • The need for time pieces

Weight

  • Lifting objects
  • Estimating and comparing their weights

Capacity

  • Compare capacity of containers
  • Order capacity of containers

Three dimensional shapes I and II

Pupils should be able to:

  • sorts out cubes, cuboids, cylinders and shapes
  • identify and name cuboids, cubes, cylinders and spheres
  • distinguish between cuboids and cubes
  • mention solid shapes in homes and environment

The two dimension shapes

  • Identification: a. squares b. rectangles c. circles
  • Distinguishing between squares and rectangles

Data collection

  • Data collection on: (i) Ages of pupils (ii) Height of pupils

Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button