# Meaning (Types) Network Topology (Primary 6)

**COMPUTER STUDIES**

**BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY**

**FIRST TERM**** **

**WEEK 4 – NETWORK TOPOLOGY **

**WEEK 5 – SKETCHING OF NETWORK TOPOLOGY **

**PRIMARY 6**

**THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATION**

**PREVIOUS LESSON – Local Area Network, Metropolitan Area Network and Large or Wide Area Network (Primary 6)**

**TOPIC: **Network Topology

**LEARNING AREA **

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Network Topology

3. Types of Network Topology

4. Stretch Different Types of Network Topology

**PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES**

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor):

1. describe network topology;

2. state types of network topology;

3. sketch and describe bus, ring and star topology.

**ENTRY BEHAVIOR**

Computer System

**INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS**

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

charts of network topology.

**METHOD OF TEACHING – **Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

*Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. *

**REFERENCE MATERIALS**

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book – Tanus Computer Studies book 6

All Relevant Material

Online Information

**CONTENT OF THE LESSON**

**LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION**

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Displays the chart of different network topology for the pupils to examine and describe.

**MEANING OF NETWORK TOPOLOGY**

Network topology is the arrangement and description of a computer network.

**TYPES OF NETWORK TOPOLOGY **

**Bus topology **

**Ring topology **

**Star topology **

**WEEK 5 – DRAW A BUS, RING AND STAR TOPOLOGY **

**PRESENTATION**

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Leads pupils to define and list types of networking.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and explain the relationship and the different between network Topology.

3. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Lesson summary and taking note.

4. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Draw a bus, ring and star topology.

**CONCLUSION**

- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

**LESSON EVALUATION**

**Pupils to – **

Attempt all the questions.

1. _____________________ is the arrangement and description of a computer network.

A. Computer network

B. Computer system

C. Computer network topology

D. Computer hardware

2. There are ________ types of network topology.

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

3. _____________________ types of network topology looks like a circle.

A. Bus topology

B. Ring topology

C. Star topology

D. Circle topology

4. _____________________ types of network topology looks like a sitting bus.

A. Bus topology

B. Ring topology

C. Star topology

D. Circle topology

5. _____________________ types of network topology looks like a star.

A. Bus topology

B. Ring topology

C. Star topology

D. Circle topology

6. Network topology is the _____________________ and _____________________ of a computer network.

Mention the all the network topology.

7. _____________________

8. _____________________

9. _____________________

10. What is network topology?

**WEEK 5 ASSESSMENT **

Draw

1. Bus topology

2. Ring topology

3. Star topology