Uses of Computer Mouse as Input Device Primary 3 (Basic 3)

Last Updated on December 30, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

COMPUTER STUDIES

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 3

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATIONS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Uses of Computer Keyboard as Input Device Primary 3 (Basic 3)

 

TOPIC – COMPUTER MOUSE AS INPUT DEVICES 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Identification of Computer Mouse

3. Description of Computer Mouse

4. Uses of Computer Mouse

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

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 computer mouse.

2. state the uses of computer mouse.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Computer Mouse

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Keyboard, mouse, pictures or charts showing various input devices, monitor, printer, speaker, pictures or chart showing various output devices.

 

 

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

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Displays a functional computer system (if available) or chart showing computer mouse for the pupils to identify computer mouse as input device and describes.

Pupil’s response – Identify and describe computer mouse.

Teacher’s remark – Computer mouse is one of the input device that looks a mouse. Give a great cheer for active response and description. Discuss the meaning of computer mouse and guide the pupils to identify and state the uses of computer mouse.

 

On board, copy as I write.

MEANING OF COMPUTER MOUSE 

 

 

A computer mouse is an input device that move a cursor around a personal computer on a flat board.

 

FEATURES OF A COMPUTER MOUSE 

There are three main features of computer mouse, namely:

1. Left click button

2. Right click button

3. Scroll button

 

LESSON 2 – PRACTICAL USES OF A COMPUTER MOUSE

Teacher’s Activities – Guides the pupils to move and select text, icons, files, folders, etc. using a computer mouse.

Pupil’s response – Move and select text, icons, files, folders, etc. using a computer mouse.

Teacher’s remark – Good job. Ask the pupils, what are the uses of computer mouse. Discuss and write on the board.

 

On board, copy as I write.

USES OF COMPUTER MOUSE 

1. It is used to move the mouse cursor.

2. It is used for selecting or moving texts, icons, files, and folders.

3. It is used for scrolling around a personal computer.

4. It is used for opening or executing a program.

5. It is used dragging and dropping.

6. It is used for copy and paste.

 

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. Displays a functional computer system for pupils to identify computer mouse as input device.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and describe computer mouse.

3. Leads pupils to use computer mouse as stated above.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Observe teacher’s activity.

 

 

  • Move and select text, icons, files, folders, etc. using computer mouse.

 

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

Uses of Computer Joystick as Input Device (Primary 3)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. identify computer mouse as an input device.

2. state the features of computer mouse .

3. move and select text, icons, files, folders, etc. with a computer mouse.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

 

1. A _________________ is an input device that move a cursor around a personal computer on a flat board.

A. Computer system

B. computer mouse

C. Computer monitor

 

2. Why computer mouse is called a mouse?

A. Because it is a mouse.

B. Because it looks like a mouse.

C. Because it is not a mouse.

 

3. _________________ is used for selecting or moving texts, icons, files, and folders.

A. Computer system

 

 

B. computer mouse

C. Computer monitor

 

Write 3 uses of computer mouse.

 

4. _________________

 

5. _________________

 

6. _________________

 

Practical Work – use computer mouse to –

 

7. move the mouse cursor.

 

8. copy and paste.

 

9. open or execute a program.

 

10. selecting or moving texts, icons, files, and folders.

 

 

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