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System Applications – Meaning and Types of System Applications Primary 3/Basic 3 Term 2 Week 2 Information Technology/Computer Studies

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

COMPUTER STUDIES

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 3

THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – As in Second Term (Term 2) Week 1 Plan Lesson Notes for Primary Schools

 

TOPIC – SYSTEM APPLICATIONS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

2. Meaning and Types of System Applications

3. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. explain the meaning of system application.

2. identify various types of system applications.

3. make uses of ms word, play music and watch short movie.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify game applications on the system.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of Functional Computer System with the basic application.

 

 

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. 

 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

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 

MEANING OF SYSTEM APPLICATIONS 

System applications is the software used to perform a specific task.

It also known as application software.

 

USES OF SYSTEM APPLICATION 

System application is used for,

1. creating documents, spreadsheets, databases and publications,

2. doing online research,

3. sending and receiving email,

4. designing graphics,

5. training and learning,

6. running businesses, and playing games.

 

 

TYPES OF SYSTEM APPLICATION

1. Microsoft Office

2. Encarta (not a available)

3. Mavis Beacon

4. Game applications

 

 

LESSON 2 – MICROSOFT OFFICE 

MEANING OF MICROSOFT OFFICE 

Microsoft Office is used to simplify basic office tasks and improve work productivity.

Microsoft Office is a set of programs that includes

1. Word

2. Excel

3. PowerPoint

4. Access

5. Publisher, and

6. OneNote.

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps – he/she,

1. Revises the previous lesson based on the pupil’s related knowledge or experience.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in lesson review.

2. Gets some of the system applications, if available.

3. Allows the pupils to examine the system applications and describe. Note – some/most of the pupils might assume the system unit as disc.

4. Uses the pupil’s responses to differentiate between system applications and discs.

5. Introduces the lesson and explains the meaning of system applications.

6. Demonstrates the uses of available system applications on a functional system if available.

Pupil’s Activities –

7. Allows pupils to use the ms word, listen to music and watch a short movie.

Pupil’s Activities – Type their names, enjoy or watch the short movie.

8. Organizes an excursion to the nearest workstation or computer centre if functional computers are not available in school.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the excursion.

9. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in lesson summary and write as instructed.

 

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

 

NEXT LESSON

Installation of System Applications Primary 3/Basic 3 Term 2 Week 3 Information Technology/Computer Studies

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. explain the meaning of system application.

2. identify various types of system applications.

3. make uses of ms word, play music and watch short movie.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

1. _____ is the software used to perform a specific task.

A. System application

B. System software

C. Information technology

 

2. System application is also known as _____.

A. System application

B. Application software

C. Phone application

 

3. _____ is used to simplify basic office tasks and improve work productivity.

A. Microsoft Office

B. Governor Office

C. Post Office

 

Mention two types of system application.

4. _______________

5. _______________

 

State 5 Ms programs.

6. _______________

7. _______________

8. _______________

9. _______________

10. _______________