Class: Primary 1

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 7

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes

Date:

Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Basic Science

Topic: Computer

Content: A computer, Difference between a computer & television.

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of a computer and a television
  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard and markers/chalk
  • Chart paper and markers

Specific Objectives:

  • Identify a computer
  • List differences between a computer & a television

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

Content Development: Computer

TimeContentTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
5 minsIntroductionDiscussionAsk pupils if they have seen a computer before. Explain that a computer is an electronic device used to store and process information. Mention that computers are used for various tasks like writing, playing games, and browsing the internet.Listen attentively.
10 minsIdentifying a ComputerVisual AidsShow pictures of a computer and ask pupils to identify it. Discuss the different parts of a computer, such as the monitor, keyboard, mouse, and CPU. Emphasize that a computer needs electricity to work.Observe the pictures and identify the parts of a computer.
15 minsDifferences between Computer & TelevisionDiscussionEngage pupils in a discussion about the differences between a computer and a television. Highlight that a television is used for watching programs, while a computer can perform various tasks. Discuss that a computer has a keyboard and mouse for input, while a television has a remote control. Mention that a computer can be used to create and edit documents, while a television cannot.Participate in the discussion and list the differences between a computer and a television.
10 minsEvaluationQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the lesson content to assess understanding.Answer the questions asked by the teacher.
5 minsNote CopyingWritingWrite the following note on the board for pupils to copy into their notebooks:

“A computer is an electronic device used to store and process information. It has various parts like the monitor, keyboard, mouse, and CPU. Computers can perform different tasks like writing, playing games, and browsing the internet. Unlike a television, a computer has a keyboard and mouse for input and can be used to create and edit documents.”
Copy the note into their notebooks.

Note:

Pupils should copy the following note into their notebooks:

difference between computer and television

“A computer is an electronic device used to store and process information. It has various parts like the monitor, keyboard, mouse, and CPU. Computers can perform different tasks like writing, playing games, and browsing the internet. Unlike a television, a computer has a keyboard and mouse for input and can be used to create and edit documents.”

Evaluation:

Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson:

  1. What is a computer?
  2. Can you identify the parts of a computer?
  3. What are the differences between a computer and a television?

Teaching Aids:

  • Pictures of a computer and a television
  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard and markers/chalk
  • Chart paper and markers

NOTE TO TEACHERS:

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style and curriculum or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 24, 2023