System Unit – External Features – Power Button and Reset Button (Primary 2)

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

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 2

THEME: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Features of A Printer (Primary 2)

TOPIC – EXTERNAL FEATURES – SYSTEM UNIT 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Power Button

2. Reset 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 –

1. identify and describe the system Unit.

2. identify and describe the external features – power and reset button.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

Charts. Pictures. Printer. Speakers. Plain paper. Colour pencil. Keyboard. Monitor. System unit.

 

 

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 – IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS OF A COMPUTER 

The monitor, system unit, keyboard, mouse and speakers.

 

 

SYSTEM UNIT 

 

What is this?

This is a system unit.

It is also called CPU or Central Processing Unit.

The system Unit counts, calculates and stores what we type into the computer.

We can make use of what is stored in the system when it is needed.

 

Teacher’s activities – Guides pupils to identify power and reset button on system unit.

 

POWER AND RESET BUTTONS 

TEACHER’S/PUPIL’S ACTIVITIES

POWER BUTTON 

Teacher’s activities – Guides pupils to identify the power button and asks them press down and release the power button. Asks them to press down and release the power button for the second time.

Questions – What is your observation? Describe system unit power button.

Pupil’s expect response – The computer turn on/off. Power button turn on/off computer system.

 

RESET OR RESTART BUTTON 

Teacher’s activities – Guides pupils to identify the reset or restart button and asks them press down and release the power button.

Questions – What is your observation? Describe system unit reset button.

Pupil’s expect response – The computer turn on/off. Reset button turn off computer system and turn on again by itself.

Teacher’s remark – When you press down reset button and the computer turn off and on automatically, it is also called restart.

 

 

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 parts of a computer.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify part of computer.

2. Lets the pupils identify system unit.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify system unit.

3. Leads pupils to identify and make use of power and reset buttons.

Pupil’s Activities – Describe as they make use of power and reset buttons.

 

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. __________________ on/off the computer system.

A. Power button

B. Reset button

C. Button

 

2. __________________ turn off the computer system and start automatically.

A. Power button

B. Reset button

C. Button

 

3. Power and reset button are the same. True/False

 

4. Reset button is also known as __________________.

A. Start button

B. Off button

C. Restart button

 

5. Describe power button.

 

6. Describe reset button.

 

7. Draw a system unit and identify power and restart button.

 

 

 

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