Boots A Computer System – Meaning and Ways of Booting A Computer System (Primary 4)

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

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 4

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATIONS

PREVIOUS LESSON – Connecting Different Parts of Computer (Primary 4)

TOPIC: BOOTING THE COMPUTER SYSTEM 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning of Booting

2. Ways (Types) of Booting A Computer System

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. explain the term booting.

2. list ways of booting.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Computer system.

2. Power source

 

 

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

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note Computer Studies (Information Technology) Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

Booting is the process of starting computer and loading the operating system.

The operating system is the program that makes all your software applications and hardware work together, so you can do the work you want to do.

 

WAYS OF BOOTING COMPUTER SYSTEM

There are two types of booting

1. Cold booting

2. Warm booting.

 

LESSON TWO – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT 

As started in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

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. Displays an already connected computer set.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify different parts of connected computer systems.

3. Explains what booting is.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

4. Discusses ways of booting a computer system.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the class discussion.

 

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:

1. mention three steps in booting a computer system.

2. state two ways of booting.

 

 

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