BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Description of the Parts of Computer – The System Unit (Primary 1)
TOPIC – PARTS OF COMPUTER
1. Introductory Activities
2. Identification of the Monitor
3. Description of Computer Monitor
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives – identify and describe the monitor.
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
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
This is a C O M P U T E R.
A computer is a machine that counts, calculates and draws.
Computer thinks and calculates faster than you.
PARTS OF COMPUTER
2. System Unit
This is a monitor
It is like a television but it is not a television.
This is a television.
It shows everything that we type into the computer.
It also shows the games we play on the computer.
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. Revises the previous lesson based on the pupil’s related knowledge or understanding.
2. Displays a functional computer (if available) or chart showing a computer.
3. Lets pupils identify each part of the computer.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify each part of the computer.
4. Displays chart showing a computer monitor and a television.
5. Leads pupils to identify the different between a computer monitor and television.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify the different between a computer monitor and television.
6. Uses the functional computer or charts to introduce and differentiate between a computer monitor and a television.
7. Asks the pupils which parts of a computer look like a television.
Pupil’s Activities – Mention the name of the parts of computer that looked like computer.
8. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – 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. Does the television look like the monitor? Yes/No
2. How is the monitor in your school’s computer room different from the television at home?