Description of the Parts of Computer – The Computer Monitor (Primary 1)

 

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 1

THEME: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Description of the Parts of Computer – The System Unit (Primary 1)

TOPIC – PARTS OF COMPUTER  

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Identification of the Monitor

3. Description of Computer Monitor

 

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 the monitor.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

Functional Computer System

 

 

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

IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS OF A COMPUTER 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s – Display a functional computer system or chart showing different parts of computer for the pupils to identify and name.

Notes their points on the board.

 

PARTS OF COMPUTER 

1. Monitor

2. System Unit

3. Keyboard

 

 

4. Mouse

5. Speakers

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPUTER MONITOR 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Separates the COMPUTER MONITOR from other parts of computer for the pupils to identify and describe.

Leads them on the basis of description.

 

What is this?

This is a monitor (expected response – television). 

It is like a television.

This is a television (present a functional television or chart of a television)

It shows everything that we type into the computer.

It also shows the games we play on the computer.

 

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. Asks the pupils to identify parts of computer.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify parts of the computer.

3. Asks the pupils which parts of a computer look like a television.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention the name of the parts of computer that looked like computer.

 

 

4. Ask them – what can you see on the monitor?

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Draw a computer monitor.

 

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. Does the television look like the monitor? Yes/No

2. How is the monitor in your school’s computer room different from the television at home?

 

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