More Examples of Computer Input Devices ( Basic 3 First Term Week 6 )

Input Devices

Subject   :  Computer Studies


Class  : Basic  3 / Primary 3  / Year 3


Term : First   Term


Week  : Week 6


Topic  :

More Examples of Computer Input Devices



Previous Knowledge : The pupils have previous knowledge of


Computer Input Devices ( Basic 3 First Term Week 5 )


that was taught  in their previous lesson.



Behavioural  Objectives : At the end of the lesson , learners will be able to

1. describe input device of a computer

2. differentiate input device from output device

3 . mention four input device in the laboratory



Instructional Materials 

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Online Resource
  • Textbooks
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse


Methods of Teaching 

  • Role modelling
  • Questions and Answers
  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Recitation
  • Imitation
  • Story Telling
  • Dramatization


Content : 


An input device is any hardware device that sends data to a computer, allowing you to interact with and control it.

The most commonly used or primary input devices on a computer are the keyboard and mouse.

Other examples of input devices are the  bio metrics=finger print scanner, business card reader, game pad, touch screen, video capture device.




Presentation  : 

The topic is presented step by step

Step 1 : The class teacher revises the old topic

Step 2 : The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3 : The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and gives room for pupils” participation


Class Teacher And Pupils Activities. Interaction or  Participation 

This involves class teacher  and pupils interaction , conversation , imitation or modeling through discussion , play method or just by recitation or asking and answering questions that are related to the topic that has just been taught

  • The class teacher asks the pupils to touch the computer keyboard
  • The pupils are shown examples of other input devices like mouse or scanner
  • Pupils are encouraged to use or press the computer keyboard




  1. Differentiate input device from output device
  2. Name three input devices.
  3. Mention four input devices in the computer room
  4. An input device is a hardware or software component of a computer?
  5. Write three parts of a hardware components of a computer
  6. Describe input device of a computer