Word Processing Software (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

COMPUTER STUDIES

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 6

THEME – BASIC CONCEPT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF COMPUTER NETWORK

TOPIC: Learning Word Processing with the Computer

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to –

  1. identify Word processing Software;
  2. mention some of the uses of Word Processing software.

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned to advantages and disadvantages of computers network.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of a functional computer system.

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

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. ecomputernotes
  4. Dataklink Computer Studies Book 6
  5. Tanus Computer Studies
  6. All Relevant Materials
  7. Online Materials

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTION

A Word Processing is an application that allows you type, saving, edit and print text using a word processing application package.

WORD PROCESSING SOFTWARE 

A Word Processing Software is an application that allows you to type in, edit, format, save, and print text.

These are a few examples:

  1. Microsoft Word
  2. WordPerfect
  3. WordStar
  4. Corel Word Perfect

MICROSOFT WORD (Ms Word) – Stating Ms Word 

  • From the desktop, click the start button.

  • Among the list of programs, click Microsoft Office Word. If it is not included among the list, click all Programs or search for Microsoft Office Word.

 

The user can start typing in the above page or edit the existing stored document in files in the computer system.

USE OF THE WORD PROCESSING SOFTWARE

  1. Creating, editing, saving and printing documents.
  2. Copying, pasting, moving and deleting text within a document.
  3. Formatting text, such as font type, bolding, underlining or italicizing.
  4. Creating and editing tables.
  5. Inserting elements from other software, such as illustrations or photographs.
  6. Correcting spelling and grammar.

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. Explains what Word Processing software is;
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Explain Word Processing Software.
  4. Mentions some uses of the Word Processing software;
  5. Pupil’s Activities –  Listen, learn and demonstrate what Word Processing software is and what it is used for.
  6. Guides the pupils to start Ms Word;
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Starts Ms Word.

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Word Processor Skills

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

  1. identify Word processing Software;
  2. mention at least three uses of Word Processing software.

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