# DATA

SUBJECT: COMPUTER STUDIES

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 5

CLASS: PRIMARY 4

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: DATA

• Meaning
• Types
• Alphabetic
• Numeric
• Alphanumeric Signs and Symbols

ENABLE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to know:

• Meaning
• Types
• Alphabetic
• Numeric
• Alphanumeric Signs and Symbols

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

• Computer
• Projector
• Explanatory posters/pictures
• Explanatory Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

• Explanation
• Discussion
• The Students will be taken to the Computer laboratory for practice

REFERENCE MATERIALS

• 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.

CONTENT

Some People believe that data and information are the same and they counter change it when speaking or writing.

What are Data?

Data are unprocessed fact. That is to say, it has no meaning.it can be a text, character, number, word that are not arranged.

EXAMPLES OF DATA

Numbers; 1, 2, 3, 0.3, 0.10, 7.23, 54.76, 68999,123344045, 5678889…

Alphabets; a, b, c, gsd, yrr, her, is, buy, timothy …

Alphanumeric Signs and Symbols; \$, #, @, |/, |, N, %, +, -, )(,  …

INFORMATION

Information is a processed fact. That is, information gives meaning to the person reading it or her hearing it.

Examples of Information are
Name, 10%, \$100

SOURCES OF INFORMATION

Some of the sources of information are as follows:

• Television
• Newspaper
• Computer
• Magazines
• Notice Board

PRESENTATION

• The Teacher revises the previous lesson.
• The Teacher introduces the topic.
• The Teacher explains the lessons.

CONCLUSION: the teacher sum up the lesson.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

• What are data?
• List three types of data
• Mention three examples of data.
• Differentiate  between data and  information
• List three types of information

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