Sources of Information (Primary 4)

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

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 7

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 4

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATIONS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Types of Information (Primary 4)

TOPIC: SOURCE OF INFORMATION 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Source of Information

2. Examples of Each Source of Information

 

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. mention sources of information;

2. give examples of each source of information.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Radio

2. Television

3. Newspaper/magazine

4. Computer System

5. Charts/Pictures.

 

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

Information is data processed and organized facts into meaningful and useful information.

Types of information include: Oral/unwritten, Written, Images, Signs/symbols, Electronic.

 

 

WEEK 1 – SOURCES OF INFORMATION 

The source of computer are –

1. Radio

  • Brilla fm
  • Bond fm
  • Raypower
  • Classic fm
  • Smooth fm, etc.

 

2. Television

  • NTA
  • AIT
  • Channel TV
  • Ltv
  • Mitv, etc.

 

Teacher’s Activities – Allows the pupils to give examples of radio, television, newspapers and computer with internet. 

 

LESSON TWO – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation.

 

WEEK 8 – SOURCES OF INFORMATION 

 

3. Newspaper

  • Punch
  • Vanguard
  • P. M. Newspapers
  • Daily time, etc.

 

4. Computer with internet 

  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Wikipedia
  • Nairaland, etc.

 

Teacher’s Activities – Allows the pupils to give examples of radio, television, newspapers and computer with internet. 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT – As stated 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. Brings some information devices to the classroom and shows them to the pupils.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and make use of information devices.

3. Guides pupils identify source of information;

Pupil’s Activities – Identify source of information.

4. Guides pupils to give examples for each source of information;

Pupil’s Activities – Give examples for each source of information.

5. Demonstrates the uses of computer as a source of information.

Pupil’s Activities – Use keyboard to enter data.

 

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. list three sources of information.

2. give 2 examples for each source of information.

3. list three ways computer can be used as a source of information.

4. use keyboard to enter characters as data.

 

 

 

 

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