TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON COMPUTER STUDIES/ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
SUBJECT: COMPUTER STUDIES
TERM: FIRST TERM
WEEK: WEEK 11
CLASS: PRIMARY 4
AGE OF STUDENTS:
CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.
DURATION: 45 MINUTES
TOPIC: COMPUTER MEMORY
At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:
- Mention computer memory
TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS
- Explanatory posters/pictures
- Explanatory Video
TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD
- Questions and Answers
- Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
- NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
- Lagos State Scheme of work
- Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Computer Studies (MIDDLE BASIC)
- Internet Materials.
- Computer Studies for Primary Schools.
ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: the students are familiar with Storage devices.
WORD FILE: temporarily, permanently, volatile.
Meaning of Computer Memory
Computer memory is any physical device that is able to store date temporarily or permanently.
Examples of computer memory are Random Access Memory (RAM) and Read only Memory (Rom).
Random Access Memory (RAM)
The ram allows data items to be read or written in any computer system. It is a volatile memory. That is it loses it data when the power off a computer system is turned off.
Read only Memory (Rom)
Rom always retain it data. It is a non- volatile memory that stores essential information to operate the computer system. The rom is always at work when y a computer system is booting.
- The Teacher revises the previous lesson (STORAGE DEVICES).
- The Teacher introduces the Topic: COMPUTER MEMORY
- She/he explains computer memory.
- She/he explains the types of computer memory.
- She/he explains differentiate between ram and
- Teacher leads pupils to mention the types of computer memory.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES: the students differentiate between ram and rom.
- Define computer memory.
- Mention the types of computer memory.
- Differentiate between ram and
CONCLUSION: the teacher sum up the lesson.
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