BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Description of the Parts of Computer – The Monitor (Primary 1)
TOPIC – PARTS OF COMPUTER – KEYBOARD
1. Identification of Computer Keyboard
2. Description of the Computer Keyboard
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives – identify and describe keyword.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of Functional computer system
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION QUESTIONS
State 3 part of computer
PARTS OF COMPUTER
2. System Unit
DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPUTER KEYBOARD
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Separates the COMPUTER KEYBOARD from other parts of computer for the pupils to identify and describe.
Leads them on the basis of description.
What is this?
This is a computer keyboard.
We have typewriter keyboard, calculator keypad and phone keypad.
Some phone also have keyboard (present different types of mobile phone keyboard).
The keyboard is used for typing into the computer.
We see whatever is typed into the computer on the monitor.
The keyboard of a typewriter is like the keyboard of a computer.
A keyboard contains letters of the alphabet – A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z.
The keyboard also contains the numbers – 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
Can you type your name into the computer like Segun?
LESSON 2 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT
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 or chart showing different types of computer.
3. Lets the pupils each parts of the computer.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify each part of the computer.
4. Uses the computer or chart to introduce and discuss different parts of a keyboard.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen and participate actively in the class discussion.
5. Displays sample of typewriter and tablet or chart showing their keyboard.
6. Lets them examine and compare with computer keyboard.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify other keyboards.
7. Guides pupils to differentiate between computer keyboard, typewriter and tablet keyboard.
Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between computer keyboard, typewriter and tablet keyboard.
8. Discuss with pupils, the similarities among different keyboards.
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss with one another, computer keyboard.
9. Guides pupils to type their name with computer keyboard.
Pupil’s Activities – Draw and colour the pictures of the identified parts – computer keyboard.
10. Summarizes each lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the lesson summary 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.
Ask pupils to –
1. mention the differences between a computer keyboard and typewriter.
2. name other parts of a computer.
3. point to the computer keyboard in pictures or on charts.
4. name and colour the picture of computer parts – keyboard.
5. differentiate between computer keyboard and phone keyboard.