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

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 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 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

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

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.

## 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

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