Local Area Network (LAN) – Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) – Large or Wide Area Network (WAN) Primary 6

 

 

COMPUTER STUDIES

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 6

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATION

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning (Types) of Computer Network (Primary 6)

TOPIC: COMPUTER NETWORK 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Computer Network

2. Types of Computer Network

3. Requirements for connecting Computers

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor):

1. describe different types of computer network.

2. list 5 requirements for connecting computers

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Computer System

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts of –

Functional Computer Systems with Network

 

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 – Tanus Computer Studies book 6

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION 

Computer network is the sharing of data (information) between a set of connected computers.

 

TYPES OF COMPUTER NETWORK

1. Local Area Network (LAN)

LAN is a set of computers connected together, usually within the same building. For example – resident, school, laboratory, office within the same building.

 

 

2. Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) 

MAN is a set of computers connected together, usually within the same city. For example – Lagos state.

3. Wide Area Network (WAN) 

WAN is a world wide network. It connects large number of computers together.

 

COMPUTER NETWORK REQUIREMENTS 

1. Connecting cables

2. A central computer

3. Other computers

4. Switch or Hub

5. Network card for each 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. Describe types of networking.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and explain the relationship and the different between computer networks.

3. Summarizes the lesson the board.

Note taking.

 

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 

Pupil’s to –

Attempt All Questions

 

Section A

 

1. ___________________________ is the sharing of data between computers.

A. Local Area Network

B. Large Area Network

C. Metropolitan Area Network

D. Computer Network

 

2. ___________________________ stands for LAN.

A. Local Area Network

B. Large Area Network

C. Metropolitan Area Network

D. Computer Network

 

3. ___________________________ stands for MAN .

A. Local Area Network

B. Large Area Network

C. Metropolitan Area Network

D. Computer Network

 

4. ___________________________ stands for WAN.

A. Local Area Network

B. Wide Area Network

C. Metropolitan Area Network

D. Computer Network

 

 

Section B

 

5. Define computer network.

__________________________________________________________________

 

6. List three of computer Network.

A. ___________________________

B. ___________________________

C. ___________________________

 

7. Differentiate between –

A. LAN ____________________________________________________________

B. Man ____________________________________________________________

C. WAN ____________________________________________________________

 

8. List 5 requirements for connecting computers.

A. ___________________________

B. ___________________________

C. ___________________________

D. ___________________________

E. __________________________

 

 

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