BST – COMPUTER STUDIES
THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Types of Information | Uses of Information Primary 4 (Basic 4) Term 3 Week 4 Information Technology (Computer Studies)
TOPIC – INFORMATION
2. Meaning of Information
3. Sources of Information
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 information.
2. state the sources of Information.
The pupils can identify some of the sources of information.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart showing different sources of information.
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
An Information Source is a source of information for somebody, i.e. anything that might informs a person about something on provide knowledge to somebody.
Information sources may be observations, people speeches, documents, pictures, organizations etc.
SOURCES OF INFORMATION
The sources of information are as follows:
RADIO AND TELEVISION
Radio and television are key sources of information that provides most real time information for on a daily basis.
Radio and television provide news about sports and games, entertainment, local and international trade, commerce, etc.
The main sources radio information are as follows:
Books cover the most virtually topics, facts, literature, business, etc.
The internet has become a significant local information source for other sources of information.
LESSON 2 – SOURCES OF INFORMATION
9. Personal experiences
11. Public and expert opinions
Library is an information source that provides free access for for students, researchers, scholars, journals, etc. and other print reference sources.
Newspapers provide information and general knowledge that serves as primary source of information.
Newspapers provide news about sports and games, entertainment, local and international trade, commerce, etc.
Encyclopedias are great as sources of background information such as factual entries.
It is reliable source of information because it written by different experts.
magazine is a collection of articles, images, diverse topics of popular interest and current events.
LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
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 displays some of the common sources of information such as chart showing radio, television, a copy of newspaper and magazine.
3. Teacher organizes pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class.
3. Teacher asks pupils discuss their importance.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify and describe the uses of radio, television, newspapers, etc.
4. Teacher uses chart, copies of newspaper and magazine introduce the lesson.
Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction to understand the concept of the lesson.
5. Teacher leads a discussion different sources of information with appropriate examples.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the class discussion and analyze the uses of different sources of information in their communities.
6. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board with appropriate lesson evaluation.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson by responding correctly to the lesson evaluation 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 to:
1. explain the meaning of information.
2. state 5 sources of Information.
3. mention 5 radio stations in Lagos state or Nigeria.
4. list 5 television stations in Lagos state.
5. name 5 newspapers in Nigeria.
6. mention the names of Lagos state radio and television station.
7. state 2 national TV stations.
8. list 2 national radio station.