Functions of Desktop (Primary 5)

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

 

COMPUTER STUDIES 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 5

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATIONS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Content of the Desktop and Functions of Each Icon on the Desktop (Primary 5)

TOPIC: FUNCTIONS OF DESKTOP 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Creating Files with their Names

2. Deleting Files

 

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. Create folders.

2. Delete folders on the desktop.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

functional computer systems.

 

 

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 links – 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

The desktop is the graphic display or working space on the computer screen.

 

 

FUNCTIONS OF DESKTOP 

1. Creating folders 

  • Right – click on a blank space.
  • Left – click on the same space. This menu will appear as shown below:

 

 

 

  • Select new 

New menu appear beside the first menu

 

 

  • Click folder

A Folder drop down 

 

 

  • The default name is New folder, enter or rename and enter.

Teacher’s Activities – Guides and allows to create new files with names. 

 

 

2. DELETING FOLDERS 

  • Locate the folder on the Desktop
  • Right – click on the folder
  • Then  left – click and select delete

 

 

  • Select Yes

 

Teacher’s Activities – Guides and allows to delete files. 

 

LESSON THREE – 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. Demonstrates how to create and delete folders;

Pupil’s Activities – Create and delete folders.

 

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:

create a folder with with your name and delete the folder created.

 

 

 

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