Basic Computer Operations – Meaning of Computer (Primary 1)

 

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 1 

PRIMARY 1

THEME: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Third Term Examination (Nursery Class)

TOPIC – MEANING OF COMPUTER 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Identification of Computer

3. Description of Computer

 

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 –

identify and describe a computer system.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

Charts or pictures

Flash cards

Mouse

Printer

 

 

Speakers

Plain paper

Colour Pencils

Keyboard

Monitor

System unit.

 

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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Displays a functional computer or chart showing a computer and television for the pupils to identify, describe and differentiate between computer and television.

 

DESCRIPTION OF A COMPUTER 

This is a C-O-M-P-U-T-E-R. 

Have you seen a computer before?

 

 

A computer is a machine that counts, calculates and draws.

Computer thinks and calculates faster than you.

Television looks like a computer but it is not a computer.

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

1. Leads pupils to identify a computer.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify a computer.

2. Describes computer as a whole.

Pupil’s Activities – Describe a computer.

3. Guides the pupils to spell and write the word – COMPUTER.

Pupil’s Activities – Spell and write computer.

 

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. Fill in the missing letters: C __ M __ U T __ R.

2. Name anything in your house that looks like a computer.

3. Do you have a computer in your house?

 

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