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Subject: Subtopic: Class: Age: Duration: Information Technology Output Devices Grade 9 15 - 17 years 1 ! minutes

General "haracteristics The students participating in this lesson are in Grade 9# There are ! students in the class$ 1 males and % females# It has &een o&served that students en'oy hands on activities( and )or*ing on the computer# They are also more motivated to learn and participate in the Information Technology +IT, classes )hen the Internet( )or*ing )ith productivity tools soft)are( videos and )hen most types of media and technology are used# They are generally very enthusiastic and eager to learn IT and hence there is a high level of participation in class discussions#

-ntry "ompetencies .tudents are comforta&le using computers# They have &een introduced and taught to use computers( surf the Internet and use /icrosoft Office +spreadsheet( )ord processing and presentation soft)are, from Grade 7 during the Information Technology classes#

.pecific -ntry "ompetencies Theory .tudents have prior *no)ledge of defining the terms computer( data( information identifying and stating the functions of the &asic parts of a computer system identifying and stating the &asic functions and characteristics of input devices

Technological .tudents have prior *no)ledge of ho) to 0erform &asic mouse manipulations such as point( clic* and drag# 1se *ey&oard for entering of data# 2aunch a )e&site given the 132 +)e&site address, and comforta&ly navigate through )e& pages# 1se a &ro)ser for e4perimenting )ith activities( surfing and communicating through social )e&sites# .)itch &et)een open )indo)s and manipulate videos to revie) or replay#

2earning .tyles .tudents en'oy the practical lessons more than the theory lessons# 5o)ever( it has &een o&served that students are more motivated to learn the theory component of the su&'ect Information Technology )hen multimedia and technology )ith hands on e4perience is used or incorporated into the theory lesson# They tend to sho) more interest )hen any type of multimedia is used# The learning style of the class is distri&uted as follo)s: 5!6 of the class are visual learners( 5 6 are *inesthetic or hands on learners and 56 are audio learners# Therefore this lesson has &een tailored to meet their varying learning styles# The class has t)enty students therefore personal attention is provided &y the teacher and each child is a&le to access and )or* individually on a computer# This ena&les students to get the

much needed hands on e4perience re7uired to perform )ell# 8ll students have &een e4posed to the use of computers at school in IT and other su&'ect areas and in their home environment.

9inth Grade .tudents should &e a&le to

Define the term :output device: Distinguish &et)een soft copy and hard copy 9ame typical output devices Descri&e some of the characteristics and uses of different output devices


/edia and /aterials

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Laptop$ O*erhea( )rojector an( Screen+ The teacher )ill use the pro'ector and laptop to deliver her presentation to the class on the topic Output devices# The overhead pro'ector( screen and laptop are all availa&le to the teacher in the "omputer 2a&oratory as long as she has indicated and &oo*ed the e7uipment prior to the class# Co,puters an( hea(phones+ .tudents )ill have access to ! computers )ith Internet access in the "omputer 2a&oratory hence students )ill &e a&le to )or* individually as each student )ill have access to one computer# .tudents )ill use the Internet to access the >i*i 3esource )hich has lin*s to all other resources +e#g# games( videos( cross)ord puGGle, re7uired in the lesson# .tudents )ill therefore also use the computer and peripherals to play online games( complete cross )ord puGGles( vie) video presentations and do)nload or vie) other lesson resources such as lesson notes( )or*sheets# -ach student )ill &e provided )ith a headphone for use in the class so that they can individually listen to the videos )hich have &een placed on the )i*i for this lesson#

/ethod The lesson )ill ta*e place in the "omputer 2a& )hich is e7uipped )ith ! computers )ith Internet access# Therefore( each student )ill sit at a computer and )ill first &e re7uired to access the lesson page on the >i*i 3esource# Guided instruction )ill &e provided &y the Information Technology +IT, teacher as students )or* on class activities# The Teacher )ill &e responsi&le for setting up of all e7uipment to &e used in the lesson and handle any technical difficulties encountered# The teaching methods used in this lesson include direct and guided instruction( constructivism and discussion#


0revie) the /aterials The teacher )ill previe) the )i*i( )e&sites( videos( games( interactive cross)ord puGGle for the class activities to ensure that they are )or*ing and that all lin*s are fully functional for use in the lesson# 0repare the /aterials The teacher )ill prepare the 3esource page for the 2esson on output devices on the >i*i# The interactive cross)ord puGGle( )or*sheet and the 0o)er0oint presentation )ill &e created or prepared &y the teacher# The lin*s to all the resources +e#g# interactive game and cross)ord puGGle( videos( )or*sheet( 0o)er0oint presentation( lesson notes, for the lesson on output devices )ill &e placed on the )i*i page# "opies of the )or*sheet need to &e made and distri&uted to each student# Iefore the lesson( the computers )ill &e turned on and tested to ensure that they are all )or*ing and that the internet is up and running# The pro'ector and laptop )ill also &e chec*ed to ensure functionality# 0repare the -nvironment The teacher )ill first &oo* the e7uipment re7uired- laptop and pro'ector at least one )ee* &efore the lesson indicating the list of e7uipment needed( date and time of lesson to the 2earning 3esource +23", /anager# The pro'ector and laptop )ill &e set up and one headphone and one )or*sheet )ill &e placed at each computer prior to the commencement of the class &y the IT teacher# The methods used for instruction are large group and individual )or* conse7uently no alterations to the IT la& set up are necessary#

0repare the 2earners The students have &een provided in previous lessons )ith an introduction to computers and the &asic operations of the various components of a computer system# They have also &een introduced to the functions and characteristics of &asic input devices# They )ere taught these lessons using a variety of media )hich includes the interactive )hite &oard +promethean,( digital stories and )e& 7uests and evaluated through 0o)er0oint presentations and interactive 7uiGGes# The teacher )ill no) see* to provide an even more stimulating learning e4perience for the students through the use of videos( online games( and interactive cross)ord puGGles# 8t the &eginning of the lesson( the teacher )ill greet the class( and then say J.tudents )e are going to continue our lessons on the Kundamentals of "omputer 5ard)are# Today( )e are going to complete 2esson =: Output Devices# 0lease launch the i2earnTechnology >i*i + http:;;ilearntechnology#)i*ispaces#com;2esson<=<-<Output<Devices, )hich )e have &een using and clic* on 2esson = in the left panel#L The teacher )ill then introduce the o&'ectives for the lesson provided on the )i*i page )ith students and direct them to &egin )ith Tas* 8 F playing the introductory game +http:;;)))#)hat learn#com;games;play;?7@5 , )hich )ill indicate ho) much they *no) a&out the topic JOutput devicesL# The teacher )ill instruct students to raise their hand if they are encountering any pro&lems or re7uire general assistance# 8lso( the teacher )ill instruct students to inform her )hen they have completed the game# The teacher )ill )al* around o&serving and assisting students )here necessary# 8fter all students have completed the game that is at least run through it once the teacher )ill discuss their results and feelings on ho) much they *no) on the topic# Teacher )ill no) say to

class JDonMt )orry( &y the end of this class you )ill &e a&le to revie) the game( and your scores )ill &e much higher# >e )ill no) complete Tas* I( )hich re7uires you to fill out the )or*sheet provided to you on Output Devices )hile or after vie)ing the Noutu&e video# Keel free to vie) the video( as many times as you )ish( to ensure that you o&tain the correct responses# "lic* on play and &eginL# The teacher )ill )al* around the class o&serving and providing assistance )here needed# Output Devices Worksheet
Name: _________________________________________________ ______________________ Class

Answer ALL questions in the spaces provided on the worksheet.


Define the term output device


!"plain the difference #et$een hardcop% and softcop%.


Name one device $hich produces &'( &)( hardcop% output _________________________________ softcop% output ___________________________________

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' _______________________________ is used to displa% video+ te"t+ ,raphics ima,es from the computer to a lar,e screen or on the $all.


-he output device used to produce sound out loud from a computer is a ___________________.


' _________________________ is an output device used to print architectural


>hen students have completed the )or*sheet( the teacher )ill engage students in an open discussion on the responses they )rote on the )or*sheet# "orrective feed&ac* )ill thus &e provided to students through the discussions# Kollo)ing the &rief discussion the teacher then says to the class J.tudents( )e )ill no) continue our discussions on Output Devices through a 0o)er0oint presentationL# The teacher then puts on the pro'ector and launches the presentation# This segment of the lesson )ill involve direct instruction( discussion and oral 7uestioning# On completion of the presentation the teacher )ill summariGe the concepts taught( through a &rief summary loo*ing at the main ideas on output devices# The teacher )ill then say J.tudents( could you let me *no) )hat you have learnt in todayMs lessonBL The teacher )ill then accept contri&utions from the students in the class# The teacher )ill then conduct some oral 7uestioning# .ome of the 7uestions may include: >hat is an output deviceB Differentiate &et)een softcopy and hard copy# Give t)o e4amples of softcopy devices and t)o e4amples of hardcopy devices#

-4plain the difference &et)een impact printers and non-impact printers# Give an e4ample of ho) a dot matri4 printer can &e useful today# >hich output device )ould you used to print a car design or house planB >hich output device is used to sho) students a 0o)er0oint presentationB .tudents )ill then &e informed of the activities and evaluation that they )ill &e engaged in )hich includes an interactive cross)ord puGGle and an online game# .tudents )ill &e as*ed to revie) the first game to see if their scores have improved &efore completing Tas* D( on 2esson = on the >i*i 0age#

0rovide the 2earning -4perience The teaching strategy that )ill &e used in this lesson is constructivism( discussion( direct and guided instruction and pro&lem solving# .tudents )ill &e actively involved in group discussions in the lesson# .tudents )ill also &e actively engaged in )atching and recording )hat )as learnt in a video presentation( playing online educational games( and solving an online interactive cross)ord puGGle# The teacher )ill supervise and move around the classroom providing assistance and feed&ac* to students as re7uired# .tudents )ill &e a&le to )or* at their o)n pace as they revie) or play the video as many times as they )ish# They )ill also &e a&le to receive corrective and immediate feed&ac* from the soft)are +games and cross)ord puGGle, as they interact )ith it#


2arge Group 8ctivity .tudents )ill &e engaged as a group in a discussion activity )ith the use of a 0o)er0oint presentation prepared and presented &y the teacher# This activity )ill &e &ased on students actively vie)ing( listening( responding to 7uestions as*ed &y the teacher and discussing concepts learnt# Individual 8ctivity .tudents )ill )or* individually on activities and assessments +Tas* 8 to D on the 2esson page on the >i*i, and )ill &e very actively involved# They )ill &e re7uired to individually play educational games( )atch a video and complete a )or*sheet( and solve a cross )ord puGGle# -ach student is therefore actively involved in their o)n learning through these activities# These activities create a learning environment )here students are a&le to )or* at their o)n pace( and )here the teacher is a&le to sho) interest &y )al*ing around providing assistance to each student and )here the soft)are )ill provide immediate and corrective feed&ac* to students#


.tudents )ill individually complete t)o activities for evaluation )hich they )ill interact )ith through Tas* D on the >i*i F 2esson =# .tudents )ill complete the interactive cross)ord puGGle online and a game from the lin* http:;;)))#teachict#com;gcseHcomputing;ocr; 1 HcomputingHhard)are;outputHdevices;7uiG;ontargetHoutput#htm Immediate feed&ac* )ith respect to final scores and correct responses to incorrect ans)ers )ill &e provided to students &y the soft)are#