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

Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 1

THEME: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

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

TOPIC – PARTS OF COMPUTER – Keyboard 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Identification of Computer Keyboard

2. Description of the Computer Keyboard

 

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 keyword.

 

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 KEYBOARD 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Separates the COMPUTER KEYBOARD 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 computer keyboard.

We have typewriter keyboard, calculator keypad and phone keypad.

Some phone also have keyboard (present different types of mobile phone keyboard).

The keyboard is used for typing into the computer.

We see whatever is typed into the computer on the monitor.

The keyboard of a typewriter is like the keyboard of a computer.

A keyboard contains letters of the alphabet – A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z.

The keyboard also contains the numbers – 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.

Can you type your name into the computer like Segun?

 

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. Leads pupils to identify computer keyboard.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify computer keyboard.

3. Guides pupils to differentiate between computer keyboard, typewriter and tablet keyboard.

Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between computer keyboard, typewriter and tablet keyboard.

4. Discusses with pupils, the computer keyboard and other keyboard.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss with one another, computer keyboard.

5. Guides pupils to type their name with computer keyboard.

Pupil’s Activities – Draw and colour the pictures of the identified parts – computer keyboard.

 

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. mention the differences between a computer keyboard and typewriter.

2. name other parts of a computer.

3. point to the computer keyboard in pictures or on charts.

4. name and colour the picture of computer parts – keyboard.

5. differentiate between computer keyboard and phone keyboard.

 

 

 

 

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