SUBJECT: COMPUTER STUDIES
TERM: THIRD TERM
WEEK: WEEK 1
CLASS: PRIMARY 4
DURATION: 40 MINUTES
TOPIC: CONNECTING THE DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE COMPUTER TO THE SYSTEM UNIT CORRECTLY
- System Unit
At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:
- Connect different parts of the computer to the system unit correctly
TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS
- Explanatory posters/pictures
- Explanatory Video
TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD
- Questions and Answers.
- The Students will be taken to the Computer laboratory for practice
- Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
- Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) Curriculum for primary schools.
- Lagos State Computer studies Scheme of work
- Online Materials.
- Computer Studies for Primary Schools.
Computer hardware is made up of
- Input Machines
- Output machines
- Central Processing Unit (Cpu)
- Backing storage machines
Apart from the cpu, all other machines are called PERIPHERALS.
To set up a computer user must connect the peripherals to the system unit (CPU) so that they can work together as one computer system.
These peripheral devices are connected to the cpu at the back of the system, most machines like monitor unit and printer have two cable which are: Signal Cable and Power Cable.
- SIGNAL CABLE: it helps the peripherals (Input – Output) Machines to get the information into or from system unit.
- POWER CABLE: it helps to bring or get electric power into the machines we are using.
Machines like mouse, keyboard, light pen, joystick, microphone etc. have only one cable.
- The Teacher revises the previous lesson.
- The Teacher introduces the topic.
- The Teacher explains the lessons.
CONCLUSION: the teacher sum up the lesson.
- Connect different parts of the computer to the system unit correctly.