Storage Devices I – Meaning and Types of Storage Devices (Primary 3)

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

 

COMPUTER STUDIES

(INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 3

THEME: 

PREVIOUS LESSON – System Unit IV – Functions of the CPU (Primary 3)

TOPIC – STORAGE DEVICES

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning of Storage Devices

2. Types of Storages

 

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 storage device.

2. identify types of computer storage devices

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Memory card and flash drive

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Hard Disk

Floppy disk

Compact disk

DVD

Flash disk

Magnetic tape

 

 

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

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

INTRODUCTION 

One of the functions of computer system is to store information.

The parts of computer system that stored information (data) is called STORAGE DEVICE. 

 

 

MEANING OF STORAGE DEVICES 

Storage devices are devices where data or information are stored.

Storage devices are parts of the computer system that we used for storing information.

 

TYPES OF COMPUTER STORAGE DEVICES

Storage device is a device that stored data. There two types of storage devices are –

 

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1. INTERNAL STORAGE DEVICES 

This is the main storage device inside computer system.

It is called primary storage. There two types of internal storage devices –

I. RAM – Random Access Memory

II. ROM – Read Only Memory

2. EXTERNAL STORAGE DEVICES 

This is the secondary storage devices. These storage devices are removable.

They include –

1. Memory card

2. Flash drive

3. CD/DVD ROM

4. Diskette

 

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 and explain a system unit on the table.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and explain a system unit on the table.

3. Shows pupils types of storage devices.

Pupil’s Activities – Examine the storage devices on display.

4. Guides pupils to list types of storage devices

Pupil’s Activities – Mention types of storage devices.

5. Guides pupils to identify different types of computer storage devices.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify different types of computer storage devices.

 

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 – 

 

Mention 2 types of storage devices.

 

1. _____________________________________________

 

2. _____________________________________________

 

Gives 2 types of internal storage.

 

3. _____________________________________________

 

4. _____________________________________________

 

List 4 types of external storage.

 

5. _____________________________________________

 

6. _____________________________________________

 

7. _____________________________________________

 

8. _____________________________________________

 

9. ____________________________ is a device that stored data.

A. Memory card

B. Flash drive

C. Storage devices

 

10. Identify and name the following storage devices.

 

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