Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 10

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes

Date:

Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Computer Studies

Topic: Printer

Content: Types of printer, Functions of a Printer

Specific Objectives:

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

  • Identify a printer
  • State the different types of printer

Instructional Materials:

  • Charts displaying different types of printers
  • Pictures of printers
  • Actual printer (if available)
  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard and chalk/markers

Instructional Procedures:

Content Development: Types of printer, functions of a printer.

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction10 minutesExplanationIntroduce the topic of printersShow pictures or actual printers to the pupilsExplain that printers are devices used to produce printed copies of documents or imagesDiscuss different types of printers such as inkjet, laser, and dot matrix printersObserve and listen attentivelyAsk questions for clarification
Step 2: Explanation15 minutesDiscussionEngage the pupils in a discussion about the functions of a printerExplain that printers can print text, pictures, and graphicsDiscuss how printers connect to computers or other devicesParticipate in the discussionTake notes or draw pictures of printers
Step 3: Evaluation10 minutesQuestion and AnswerAsk the pupils to name the types of printersAsk the pupils to explain the functions of a printerRespond to the questions
Step 4: Note Copying10 minutesWritingWrite a summary of the lesson on the board.
Guide the pupils in copying the summary into their notebooks
Copy the summary into their notebooks

Note:

Printers:

Printers are devices used to produce printed copies of documents or images.

Types of printer:

  • Inkjet printer
  • Laser printer
  • Dot matrix printer.

Functions of a printer

  1. Printing Text: A printer can print letters, numbers, and words on paper.
  2. Printing Pictures: A printer can also print pictures and images.
  3. Making Copies: A printer can make multiple copies of the same document.
  4. Connecting to Devices: A printer can connect to computers, laptops, or tablets, we can send our work to the printer and get it printed.

Evaluation:

Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson

  • Name two types of printers.
  • Explain the functions of a printer.

Teaching Aids:

  • Charts displaying different types of printers
  • Pictures of printers
  • Actual printer (if available)
  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard and chalk/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 28, 2023