COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)
BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Description of the Parts of Computer – The System Unit (Primary 1)
TOPIC – PARTS OF COMPUTER
1. Introductory Activities
2. Identification of the Monitor
3. Description of Computer Monitor
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.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
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
2. System Unit
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.
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.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
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?