Micro Computer (Primary 5)

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

 

COMPUTER STUDIES

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 11

PRIMARY 5

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATION

PREVIOUS LESSON – MINI COMPUTER

TOPIC: MICRO 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  describe the size, speed and uses of micro computer.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart shows micro computer.

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 – MICRO COMPUTER 

Microcomputers are the most frequently used type of computer.

 

SIZE OF MICRO COMPUTER 

Micro computer is also known as Personal Computer (PC). Desktop computers, portable computers and mobile phones are good examples of microcomputer.

Generally used by only one person at a time.

SPEED OF MICRO COMPUTER 

The processing speed of microcomputer is less than mini and mainframe computer.

USES OF MICRO COMPUTER 

It is used by individual and businesses.

The microcomputer has replaced most basic paperwork, and has become a fixture for design and architecture firms, film studios and many other businesses.

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. Discusses the size, speed and uses.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Identify the size, speed and uses.

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Mini computer

LESSON EVALUATION

Micro computer is also known as Personal Computer (PC).

Discuss the –

1. Size

2. Speed

3. Uses

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