9. Teacher emphasises that numbers over twenty are written with hyphen.
“Students, numbers over twenty is written with a hyphen, for example twenty- one, thirty-two and thirty- nine?”
10. Teacher points to the numbers written on the board (0,1,2, 3, …, 30) and says:
“Students, we have learnt how to count, read and write numbers from 0 to 30.” “Can you give me a number larger than 30?
Teacher accepts all responses from the students and continues writing the numbers onthe board ( 0,1,2, …, 21,22,23, …, 31, ..,45, …, 100,…, 1200, …Teacher asks students
“Is there an end to these numbers?
Teacher accepts all responses from the students and says:
“These numbers are called whole numbers.”
Teacher writes the word ‘Whole Numbers’ on the board.11. Teacher explains to the students the use of number line to represent whole numbers.
“We can use a number line to represent whole numbers.”
Teacher draws a number line on the board and explains:
“We label the point on the left with zero and the rest of the points, in order,with the numbers 1,2, 3, 4, and so on.” “The arrow indicates that the number can continue in that direction forever.”
Teacher leads the students to sing songs with numbers.
“Class, let us sing this song together.”
One little, two little, three little soldiers Four little, five little, six little soldiers Seven little, eight little, nine little soldiers Ten little soldier boys …
0 1 2 3 4