THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATIONS
PREVIOUS LESSON – First Term Examination Computer Studies Basic 3
TOPIC – INPUT DEVICES
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning of Input Devices
3. Examples of Input Devices
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. state the meaning of input devices.
2. identify and state the examples of input devices.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Keyboard, mouse, pictures or charts showing various input 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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
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 Activities – Display functional computer system or chart showing different parts of computer system and lead the pupils to identify each part of the computer system and group the parts as input and output devices.
Pupil’s response – Follow the teacher’s lead to identify input and output devices.
Teacher’s remark – Input and output devices are important parts of computer system used for sending and receiving data or information to/from the computer system. Give a great cheer for active participation and discuss the meaning of Input devices.
On board, copy as I write.
MEANING OF INPUT DEVICE
Input devices are parts of the computer used to send data (information) and commands into computer system, e.g. keyword, mouse, etc.
On board, copy as I write.
EXAMPLES OF INPUT DEVICES
LESSON 2 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT
Revise the lesson to get the pupils ready for their weekly test.
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 or chart showing computer system.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify computer system.
3. Groups each part of the computer as input and output devices.
Pupil’s Activities – Inspect all the inputs devices and make a distinctive between input and output devices.
4. Discuss the meaning of Input Devices with appropriate examples.
Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the discussion.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to –
1. explain the meaning of input devices.
2. identify and state 5 examples of input devices.
ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS
1. What is input devices?
A. Input devices are parts of the computer used to send data and commands into computer system.
B. Input devices are parts of the computer used to receive data and commands from computer system.
C. Input devices are parts of the computer used to send and receive data and commands to/from computer system.
2. _______________ are parts of the computer used to send data and commands into computer system.
A. Output devices
B. Input devices
C. Input and output devices
3. Monitor is part of Input devices.
4. Keyboard is part of input devices.
5. All input devices are computer hardware.
6. All input devices are not computer hardware.
Write 4 input devices.