Term: 1st Term

Week: 8

Class: Basic 2

Age: 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Curriculum Theme: Computer Studies 

Subject: Basic Science And Technology

Topic: Uses of the monitor 

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of different types of monitors
  • Chart paper and markers
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pictures of various uses of monitors

Specific Objectives:

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

  • List 2 features of a monitor

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils should have basic knowledge of electronic devices and their uses.

Rationale for the Lesson:
Monitors are common electronic devices that children interact with regularly. It’s important for them to understand the features and various uses of monitors in their daily lives.


Content Development: Uses of the Monitor

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction 10 minsQuestion and Answer– Greet the pupils and ask if they know what a monitor is.– Respond to the teacher’s questions.
Step 2: Features of a Monitor 10 minsExplanation and Discussion– Show pictures of different monitors.
-Explain what each feature does.
– Look at the pictures and discuss their features.
-Listen and observe.
Step 3: Different Uses of Monitors 10 minsInteractive Lecture– Discuss common uses: TV, computer, ATM, etc.
-Show pictures of each use and explain.
-Ask pupils to give examples of other uses.
– Listen and engage in discussions.
-Look at pictures and identify uses.
-Share their ideas with the class.
Step 4: Recap and Summary 5 minsQuestion and Answer– Review the features and uses of monitors.– Respond to review questions.
Step 5: Evaluation 5 minsGroup Activity– Divide pupils into groups.
-Each group presents one use of a monitor.
– Discuss uses of monitors in groups.
-Present their findings to the class.
Step 6: Note Copying 5 minsGuided Practice– Write key points on the board for pupils to copy.– Copy the notes into their notebooks.


A Monitor 

A monitor is an electronic device with a screen

Uses of the monitor

Monitors are used for various purposes like;

  1. Watching TV shows
  2. Playing games
  3. Drawing and painting

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is a monitor?
  2. Name three features of a monitor.
  3. What are two common uses of monitors?

Teaching Aids:

  • Pictures of different types of monitors
  • Chart paper and markers
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pictures of various uses of monitors

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

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Last Update: August 29, 2023