Parts of Computer (Peripheral) and Their Functions Primary 2 (Basic 2) Term 2 Week 2 Information Technology/Computer Studies
THEME: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – As stated in week 1 – Second Term Week 1 Plan Lesson Notes for Primary Schools
TOPIC – PARTS OF COMPUTER (PERIPHERAL)
2. Parts of Computer (Peripheral)
3. Functions of Each Parts of Computer
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. identify other parts of a computer.
2. state their functions.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of a functional computer or chart showing 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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
A computer is an electronic device that accept information, process it and produce result.
MEANING OF COMPUTER PERIPHERAL
A computer peripheral is an external device that provides input and output for the computer.
PARTS OF A COMPUTER
Other parts of computer are –
2. Hard disk
3. Flash drive
4. OTG and USB cable
5. RAM and ROM
LESSON 2 – FUNCTIONS OF OTHER PARTS OF COMPUTER
A printer is an output device that allows a user to print information on paper such as documents, letters or pictures.
2. HARD DISK
A hard drive is a magnetic storage medium of a computer. It used for storing data or information.
3. FLASH DRIVE
A flash drive is a popular storage device used for sharing and storing data or information.
4. OTG AND USB CABLE
OTG means On The Go.
OTG and USB cable are connectors used for connecting two devices together.
They are also used sharing data or information between two devices.
5. RAM AND ROM
RAM stands for Random Access Memory while ROM stands for Read-Only Memory.
RAM AND ROM are both storage devices.
RAM is used to running programs and data for the programs.
ROM is a permanent storage device used to store all important data or information.
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 and some of the listed devices if available. If not, display chart showing some of the devices.
3. Lets the pupils identify some of these devices if they know them. If they don’t, name each of them and discuss their uses.
4. Uses for functional computer to demonstrate the functions of computer peripheral such as printer, OTG and USB cable, etc.
5. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the lesson discussion and write 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. explain the meaning of computer peripheral.
2. identify and state the functions 2 computer peripherals.