Class: Primary 2

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 1

Age: 6 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Basic Science And Technology

Curriculum Theme: Computer Studies

Topic: Features Of A Keyboard

Content: Features of a keyboard e.g. – It has a rectangular shape. It has many keys.

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

  1. Mention 4 features of a keyboard

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Course Book
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks (List your relevant textbook here)

Instructional Materials:

  • Visual aids of a keyboard
  • Pictures or diagrams of rectangular shapes
  • Flashcards with key names
  • Chalkboard/whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the features of a keyboard is crucial for using computers effectively in daily life.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic recognition of shapes and objects.


Content Development: Features Of A Keyboard

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsIntroduce the lesson Discuss the importance of keyboards in our daily lives. Ask questions about what they know about keyboards.Answer questions and participate in the discussion.
Features Of A Keyboard 15 minsDemonstrationShow an actual keyboard and pictures. Point out and explain features: rectangular shape, many keys, etc.Observe and identify features on the actual keyboard and pictures.
Drawing Features 10 minsGroup ActivityDistribute drawing materials. In groups, have pupils draw a simple keyboard and label its features.Draw and label features on their own drawings.
Note taking 2 minsWriting Provide brief notes summarizing the key features of a keyboard. Emphasize the importance of note-taking.Copy the notes into their notebooks.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the features of a keyboard.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 3 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson. Discuss why understanding keyboard features is essential.

Note to Pupils:

Features Of A Keyboard

  1. Rectangular Shape:
  • A keyboard has a rectangular shape.

2. Many Keys:

  • Keyboards have many keys.

3. Letters and Numbers:

  • It contains both letters and numbers.

4. Small Buttons:

  • The keys on the keyboard are small buttons.

5. Different Colors:

  • Keys may come in different colors.

6. Used for Typing:

  • Keyboards are used for typing words and numbers.


  1. What shape is a keyboard?
  2. List 3 features of a keyboard

Note to Teachers:

Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: November 21, 2023