COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)
BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME – BASIC COMPUTER OPERATION
PREVIOUS LESSON – FEATURES OF COMPUTER KEYBOARD
TOPIC – THE USES OF COMPUTER KEYBOARD
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to mention some of the uses of the keyboard.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
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
ACTIVITIES 1 – IDENTIFY THE COMPUTER KEYBOARD AND OTHER KEYBOARDS
ACTIVITIES 2 – IDENTIFY THE FEATURES OF COMPUTER KEYBOARD
ACTIVITIES 3 – USES COMPUTER KEYBOARD
Let the pupils type or enter letters, numbers, symbols and scroll up, down, right and left.
ACTIVITIES 4 – STATE THE USES OF COMPUTER KEYBOARD
It is used for typing letters, e.g. names, etc.
It is used for typing numbers.
It is used to enter symbols or characters.
It it used for scrolling up, down, right and left.
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
Guides pupils to identify the uses of a keyboard.
Pupil’s Activities – Say what the keyboard is use for.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to mention at least two uses of the keyboard.