Description of a Keyboard

Subject : Computer Information Communication (ICT)

Class: Basic  1 / Primary 1 / Year 1


Term: First Term / 1st  Term


Week: Week 6


Topic: Description of a Keyboard 



Previous Knowledge: The pupils have previous knowledge of

Description of a Monitor

that was taught in their previous lesson.



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

  • Describe a computer system
  • Describe a keyboard


Instructional Materials 

  • Computer system
  • Monitor
  • Keyboard


Methods of Teaching 

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



The keyboard is flat.

It has keys on it.

Some of the keys are letters of the alphabets while others are numbers.

Some keys have both the combination of letters and numbers.

They are called alphanumeric keys

The keyboard is an input device.

This means that the keyboard is used to send letters, figures or sentences to the computer





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





  1. The keyboard is flat (True / False)
  2. The keyboard is like a typewriter ( True / False)
  3. Draw a keyboard



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