WORD PROCESSING PRIMARY 6 FIRST TERM COMUTER (ICT) WEEK 7

Subject : 

INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT)

Term :

FIRST TERM

Week:

WEEK 7

Class :

PRIMARY 6

 

Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of

ADVANTAGES AND USES OF COMPUTER NETWORK

Topic :

WORD PROCESSING

Behavioural objectives :

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

 

  • define word processing
  • give examples of word processing packages
  • list the uses of word processing packages

 

Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards
  • A Desktop computer or Laptop

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation

 

Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks

 

Content 

What is a word Processor ?

A word processor is a computer program that is used by a computer user  to  input text words, edit, format, print or save documents  Almost every general purpose computer comes with a word process application ,

 

Examples of Word Processor application .

The most common word processor application that is popular nowadays is the Microsoft Word Processor .Other examples of word processor applications are The WPS , WordPerfect (Windows only), Google Doc, AppleWorks (Mac only), and OpenOffice.org.

 

Uses and Benefits of Using a Word Processor Application

  1. It is faster than writing .
  2. Work that is done with word processor application is always neater than the one that is done with ordinary hand writing.
  3. Work that is done on word processor can be saved and be  retrieved later when the need arise .
  4. Word processor app comes with tools like grammar check or spelling check which makes writing easier , faster and better .
  5. Word processor makes it easier to print documents .

How To Open Microsoft Word on a Computer

  1. Boot your computer system
  2. Wait for the computer to be fully power on
  3. Click on the start menu
  4. Locate the Microsoft Word app from the list of installed app on the computer system
  5. Double click on the word icon to open it

Important Toolbars On Microsoft Word  

  1. The application toolbar
  2. Quick access toolbar
  3. The search toolbar
  4. The thumbnail toolbar

Icons on Microsoft Word

  1. New
  2. Search
  3. Print
  4. Copy
  5. Paste
  6. Bold
  7. Print
  8. Preview
  9. Spelling
  10. undo
  11. Redo
  12. Cut
  13. Insert
  14. Column
  15. Show/Hide etc

Presentation

 

The topic is presented step by step

 

Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics

 

Step 2.

He introduces the new topic

 

Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise

 

 

Conclusion

The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.

 

Evaluation

  1. What is a word processor
  2. Give three examples or word processor software or app
  3. Give three benefits of using a Microsoft word app
  4. Write out the steps that are involved in opening Microsoft word on a laptop or computer

Assignment

Prepare for the next lesson by reading more  about computer word processing skills

 

 

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