Uses of Computer Mouse Features (Primary 2)

 

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 9

PRIMARY 2

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATION 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – FEATURES OF COMPUTER MOUSE

TOPIC – THE USES OF COMPUTER MOUSE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Uses of Computer Mouse Features

  • Left and Right Buttons
  • Scroll button

 

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 –

mention some of the uses of the mouse.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Computer systems

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Pictures

Charts

Computer mouse

 

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 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – As stated in previous lesson – Features of Computer Mouse (Primary 2), guides the pupils identify and practically demonstrate the uses of features of computer keyboard to able to state the uses of features of computer mouse.

 

 

USES OF EACH FEATURES COMPUTER MOUSE 

1. LEFT CLICK BUTTON 

1. It is used for highlighting texts or files.

2. It is used for selecting file(s).

3. It is used for opening a file.

4. It is used for dragging and dropping a text or file.

 

2. RIGHT CLICK BUTTON 

It is for open the menu on highlighted text or file.

 

3. SCROLL BUTTON 

It is used for scrolling up and down.

 

USES OF COMPUTER KEYBOARD 

1. Move the mouse cursor.

2. Select

3. Scroll

4. Open or execute a program.

5. Drag and drop

 

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. Guides pupils to identify the uses of a mouse.

Pupil’s Activities – Say what the mouse is use for.

 

 

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 – Revision and First Term Examination

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to –

mention at least two uses of the computer mouse.

 

 

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