COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)
BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME: COMPUTER KEYBOARD
PREVIOUS LESSON – COMPUTER KEYBOARD – SPECIAL CHARACTERS (PRIMARY 5)
TOPIC: FUNCTION KEYS, SPACE BAR AND BACK SPACE KEY
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to recognize:
Back space bar
The pupils are required to already have learned
computer keyboard – special characters.
Sections of computer keyboard
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
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
F1 Brings up a help window in many applications, including browsers, Microsoft Office and others
F2 Renames a selected object
F3 Opens search box in browsers
F4 Displays the Address bar list in My Computer
F5 Updates the active Window. Useful to refresh a displayed page in a browser
F6 Cycles through the screen elements in a window
F7 Performs Spell and Grammar check (MS Word)
F8 Extend selection (MS Office)
F9 Updates fields (MS Office)
F10 Activates menu bar options
F11 Toggles between full screen and normal display in browsers
F12 Opens “Save as” dialog (MS Office)
Space bar is used for making a space between letters or words. It is the longest key on a computer keyboard.
BACK SPACE KEY
Back space key is used to delete or move the cursor backward.
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. Guides pupils to identify and recognize the function keys, space bar and back space.
Pupil’s Activities – recognize the function keys, space bar and back space.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – application of keyboard.
Pupils to identity and recognize the –
Back space bar