Components of Digital Literacy | Concepts of Copyright and Plagiarism Primary 5 Term 3 Week 2 Information Technology (Computer Studies)
THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Importance of Digital Literacy Primary 5 Term 3 Week 2 Information Technology (Computer
TOPIC – DIGITAL LITERACY
2. Meaning and Component of Digital Literacy
3. Concepts of Copyright and Plagiarism
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. explain the meaning of digital literacy.
2..state the components of digital literacy.
3. mention the importance of digital literacy.
5. explain the concepts of copyright and plagiarism.
The pupils can explain the meaning of computer.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of functional computers, online materials, websites, mobile applications and textbooks.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Digital literacy is the ability to be able to understand and use technology appropriately.
It is also the ability to understand the importance of using technology as well as the dangers and how to prevent them.
Some of the skills kids can learn are as follows – basic ICT Training for kids, introduction to computer based programming and Coding, etc.
COMPONENTS OF DIGITAL LITERACY
There are eight (8) components of digital literacy and they are as follows:
2. Critical thinking and evaluation
3. Cultural and social understanding
5. Ability to find and select information
6. Effective communication
8. Functional skills
Creativity is the ability to use any available digital tools and technologies to create or develop new concepts or ideas.
2. CRITICAL THINKING AND EVALUATION
Critical thinking and evaluation are the ability to use any digital tools and technologies analyze and evaluate digital facts, evidence, observations, and arguments before making any judgment.
3. CULTURAL AND SOCIAL UNDERSTANDING
Cultural and social understand are the ability to share and communicate the digital knowledge, facts and skills with disrespecting anyone.
Collaboration is the ability to work with other people for a specific purpose.
LESSON 2 – COMPONENTS OF DIGITAL LITERACY
5. ABILITY TO FIND AND SELECT INFORMATION
Ability to find and select information are the use of digital tools and technologies to gain access any digital information.
6. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
Effective Communication is the ability to convey digital information to other with little or no stress.
7. E – SAFETY
E – safety is the practice of staying safe online without exposing yourself or losing your personal informations to Internet threats.
8. FUNCTIONAL SKILLS
Functional is the basic qualification that needed as digital professional.
For example, literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.
LESSON 3 – COPYRIGHT AND PLAGIARISM
DIFFERENT BETWEEN COPY AND PLAGIARISM
Copyright is the right of content creations or authors of books, text, artistic works, music, computer programs, sound recordings and films to reproduce and sell their materials.
Plagiarism is the practice of using another person’s contents or materials with duly consent or credit to the contents creator.
Plagiarism is not honourable, it is dishonest act, breach of author’s legal right right to reproduced.
By law, it is a publishing crime.
LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT, As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation.
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. Teacher organizes the pupils in groups or pair depending on the size of the class.
3. Teacher uses the definition of digital literacy to introduce and discuss the components of digital literacy.
Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction to explain components of digital literacy.
4. Teacher displays some textbooks and guides the groups or pairs to the page where there is All tights reserved….
5. Teacher asks the groups or pairs to the session from different textbooks.
Pupil’s Activities – Read and explain the meaning of All tights reserved….
6. Teacher uses the authors rights to introduce the lesson – copyright and plagiarism.
7. Teacher explains the meaning of copyright and plagiarism.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the explanation to understand the different copyright and plagiarism.
8. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board with appropriate evaluation.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson and write as instructed.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Teacher asks pupils,
1. explain the meaning of digital literacy.
2. state 5 components of digital literacy.
3. differentiate between copyright and plagiarism.