Basic Computer Concepts Basic 7 (JSS 1)

Last Updated on October 3, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

COMPUTER STUDIES

(INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

________ TERM  

JSS 1

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATIONS AND CONCEPTS 

TOPIC – BASIC COMPUTER CONCEPTS

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Computer

2. Meaning of Computer IPO

3. Identification of Parts of Computer

4. Input and Output Devices

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, the students should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. define a computer.

2. describe a computer as input process output (IPO).

3. describe the parts of a computer system.

4. list the –

  • Input devices
  • Output devices
  • Components of a system unit

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Computer Studies

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. . A computer system

2. Charts

3. Pictures

 

 

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

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

MEANING OF COMPUTER 

computer can be defined as an electronic machine that accepts data as input, processes the data and gives out information.

 

DESCRIPTION OF A COMPUTER AS INPUT PROCESS OUTPUT (IPO) SYSTEM 

IPO system means Input, Processes and Output. This means putting data into the system, doing something with the data and then displaying the results.

 

Input

Example of input devices is a keyboard. The keyboard inputs the data in to the computer.

 

  • Processes – Example of processing device is the processor (CPU). The data input are process and stored in the storage or memory device.

 

  • Output – Examples of out are monitors and printers. These devices display the results on the monitor and print as hard copy.

 

 

PARTS OF A COMPUTER SYSTEM 

1. System unit

2. Monitor ( VDU )

3. Keyboard

4. Mouse

5. Printer

6. Speakers

 

INPUT DEVICES 

1. Keyboard

2. Mouse

3. Scanner

4. Light pen, etc.

 

OUTPUT DEVICES 

1. Monitor (VDU)

2. Printer

3. Speaker, etc.

 

SYSTEM UNIT 

1. Central processing unit

2. Memory unit

 

 

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 students some questions;

2. Leads students to define a computer.

Student’s Activities – Define a computer.

3. Illustrates the computer as an IPO system.

Student’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s illustrations.

4. Describe parts of a computer system.

Student’s Activities – Identify and describe part of a computer system.

5. Guides students to identify and examine the parts of a computer system.

Student’s Activities – Identify the parts of a computer.

6. Describes the functions of:

  • input devices
  • output devices
  • system unit
  • memory unit.

Student’s Activities – State the uses of input and output devices, system and memory unit.

7. Summary the lesson on board.

Student’s Activities – copy the board summary.

 

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 

Students to:

1. define a computer

2. draw a simple IPO system (illustration for a computer)

3. identify the different parts of a computer system.

4. give two example of each of the following devices:

  • Input devices
  • Output devices
  • Memory unit.

 

 

 

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