Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 2

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Computer Studies

Topic: Computer

Content: Parts of a Computer

Specific Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to:

  • Identify the different parts of a Computer

Instructional Materials: 

Chart paper, markers, pictures of computer parts, computer (optional)


Content Development: Parts of a Computer

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Greet the pupils and introduce the topic: Parts of a Computer
– Ask the pupils if they know what a computer is
– Listen attentively
– Respond to the teacher’s questions
Step 2: Displaying Pictures5 minsDemonstration– Show pictures of different computer parts on the chart paper
– Explain the function of each part (e.g., monitor, keyboard, mouse)
– Observe the pictures
– Repeat the names of the computer parts after the teacher
Step 3: Group Discussion10 minsGroup work– Divide the class into small groups
– Provide each group with pictures of computer parts
– Instruct them to identify and discuss the parts shown in the pictures
– Work in groups
– Identify and discuss the different computer parts
Step 4: Whole Class Discussion10 minsQuestion and answer– Gather the groups back together and initiate a class discussion
– Ask each group to share their findings and present their identified computer parts
– Listen to other groups’ findings
– Share their own group’s findings
Step 5: Recap and Conclusion5 minsSummary– Summarize the lesson by reiterating the different parts of a computer
– Highlight the importance of each part in making a computer work
– Listen attentively to the summary
– Understand the importance of each computer part
Evaluation5 minsQuestion and answer– Ask questions about the different computer parts
– Allow individual responses from the pupils
– Answer the questions based on their understanding of the lesson
Note Copying5 minsNote copying– Provide the pupils with a note summarizing the lesson
– Instruct them to copy the note into their notebooks
– Copy the note into their notebooks


Parts of a Computer

A computer is made up of different parts. Some of the important parts of a computer include

  1. Monitor
  2. Keyboard
  3. Mouse.


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson:

  1. What are the different parts of a computer?
  2. What is the function of the monitor?
  3. What is the role of the keyboard?
  4. How does the mouse help in using a computer?

Teaching Aids:

  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Pictures of computer parts
  • Computer (optional)

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 28, 2023