# Classes of Computer Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Computer Studies

### COMPUTER STUDIES

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 5

THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATION

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Computer Users Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Computer Studies

### LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Different of Types of Computer

3. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

### PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. Identify different types of computer.

2. Mention types of computer.

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

1. Functional computer system.

2. Chart showing different types of computer.

### 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

### LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION

Computer accepts data, processes the data and gives out information.

### CLASSES/TYPES OF COMPUTER

There are three types of computers,

1. ANALOG COMPUTER

Analog computer is used for measuring things. Examples are the thermometer, car speedometer, rain gauge, blood pressure machine and scale machine.

2. DIGITAL COMPUTER

Digital computer is used for counting. Examples are the digital wristwatch, calculator and digital thermometer.

### LESSON 2

3. HYBRID COMPUTER

Hybrid computer is used for both counting and measurement.

Examples are super computer, mainframe computer, mobile computer, mini computer and micro 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. Lets the pupils identify different classes of computer on the chart.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify different classes of computer on the chart.

3. Guides pupils to group these computers in their categories.

Pupil’s Activities – Group these computers in their categories.

4. Leads them to mention computer according to their classes.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention computer according to their classes.

5. Summarize the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher write.

### 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

1. Mention 5 analog computer.

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2. Mention 5 digital computer.

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3. Mention 5 hybrid computer.

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