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Storage Device (Primary 3)

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 3

THEME: 

PREVIOUS LESSON – SECOND TERM EXAMINATION COMPUTER STUDIES BASIC 3

TOPIC – Storage Devices 

  1. Internal Storage Devices
  2. External Storage Devices

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:

  1. explain the term storage device.
  2. identify types of computer storage devices.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Hard Disk
  2. Floppy disk
  3. Compact disk
  4. DVD
  5. Flash disk
  6. Magnetic tape

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

Related Posts 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

INTRODUCTION 

Storage devices are parts of computer systems.

MEANING OF STORAGE DEVICES 

Storage devices are devices where data or information are storage.

TYPES OF COMPUTER STORAGE DEVICES

  • Internal Storages 

This is the main storage device inside computer system. It is called primary storage. There two types of internal storage devices –

  1. RAM (Random Access Memory)
  2. ROM (Read Only Memory)

 

  • External Storages 

This is the secondary storage devices. These storage devices are removable.

They include –

  1. Diskettes
  2. Compact disk (CD – ROM)
  3. Memory card
  4. DVD – ROM
  5. Flash Drive

PRESENTATION

  • 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 and explain a system unit on the table.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Identify and explain a system unit on the table.
  4. Shows pupils types of storage devices.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Examine the storage devices on display.
  6. Guides pupils to list types of storage devices
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Make attempts to mention types of storage devices.
  8. Writes short notes on them.
  9. Guides pupils to identify different types of computer storage devices.
  10. Pupil’s Activities – Identify different types of computer storage devices.

CONCLUSION

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to

1. Mention 2 types of storage devices.

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2. Gives 2 types of internal storage.

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3. List 4 types of external storage.

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4. Identify and name the following storage devices.

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