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COMPUTER STUDIES FORM 3 SCHEMES OF WORK TERM 1-3 FREE

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
1 1 Data Representation in a computer DEFINITION & INTRODUCTION

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define data

·        Define information

·        Classify computers according to functionality with illustration

·        Questions and answers

·        Discussions in groups

·        brainstorming

·        computer keyboard

·        electronic circuits

·        Charts

·        Photographs

·        Pictures from books

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 1-3

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 1

 
   

2

 

 

 

DATA REPRESENTATION

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Represent data in digital computers

(i)     On electronic circuits

(ii)    On magnetic media

(iii)   Optical media

 

·        Discussions in groups

·        Exercises by the teacher

 

 

·        Charts

·        Floppy diskettes

·        Compact disk

·        Electronic circuit

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 23

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 1

 
   

3-4

 

Data Representation

 

DATA REPRESENTATION

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Give reasons why binary system is used in computers

·        Define bits, bytes, nibble and word

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 24

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 1

 

 
 

2

 

1

 

Data Representation

 

NUMBER SYSTEMS

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define decimal number

·        Represent data in decimal number system

·        Represent data in actual number system

 

·        Group discussions

·        Exercises given and marked by the teacher

 

·        Charts

·        Simple calculations

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 25

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 6

 
   

2

   

NUMBER SYSTEM

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Represent data in actual number system

·        Represent data in Hexadecimal number system

 

·        Group discussions

·        Questions and answering

·        exercises

 

·        charts

·        simple calculations

·        Computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 7-8

 
   

3/4

QUIZ AND PROBLEM SOLVING

Teacher administers small assignment and revises for better retention

     
 

3

 

1

 

Data representation

 

FURTHER CONVERSION OF NUMBER SYSTEMS

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Convert binary number to decimal number system

·        Convert decimal numbers to binary numbers

 

·        Questions and answers

·        Discussions in groups

 

·        Charts

·        Simple calculations

·        Questions papers

 

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 8

 
   

2

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson,, the learner should be able to

·        Convert binary fraction to decimal number system

·        Convert a decimal fraction to binary

 

·        Discussions

·        Questions and answers

 

·        Charts

·        Simple calculations

·        Questions papers

 

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page

 
   

3-4

PROBLEM SOLVING AND QUIZ

Teacher administers questions and answer session for better retention

   
 

4

 

1

 

DATA REPRESENTATION

 

Converting octal numbers to decimal and binary numbers

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Convert octal numbers to decimal numbers

·        Convert octal numbers to binary numbers

 

·        Discussion

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chart

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 12

 
   

2

 

DATA REPRESENTATIONS

 

Converting hexadecimal numbers to binary number

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Convert hexadecimal to decimal numbers

·        Convert hexadecimal numbers to binary numbers

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        Simple calculations

·        Computers

·        Scientific calculators

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 13-15

 
3-4 QUIZ AND PROBLEM SOLVING

 Can be inform of a question/answer session for retention

 

5

 

1

 

DATA REPRESENTATIONS

 

Symbolic Representation using coding schemes

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain the binary coded decimal code as a representation Scheme (BCD)

·        Explain the extended Binary coded decimal interchange code (EBCDIC)

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        Scientific Calculators

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 22-27

 
   

2

 

DATA REPRESENTATION

 

Symbolic Representation using coding schemes

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain the American standard code for information interchange code (ASCII) as a representation scheme

 

·        Discussion in groups

 

·        Charts

·        Scientific and simple calculator

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 22-27

 
  3-4 QUIZ FOR TETENTION

Administer a small exam

 

6

 

1

   

BINARY ARITHMETIC OPERATIONS

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Represent signed binary numbers using prefixing an extra sign bit to a binary number and ones complement

 

·        Teacher demonstrates

·        Group discussions

·        Questions and answering

 

·        Simple calculators

·        PDA’s

·        charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 27

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 27

 
   

2

   

BINARY ARITHMETIC OPERATIONS

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Represent signed binary numbers using two’s complement

 

·        Teachers demonstrates

·        Question and answer

·        Group discussions

 

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 27

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 27

 
   

3-4

   

BINARY ADDITION

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Perform seven possible binary additions

·        Outline the procedure for binary additions

 

·        Demonstration by the teacher

·        Teacher gives and marks questions

·        Group discussions

 

·        Charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 27

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 27

 
 

7

 

1

   

BINARY ARITHMETIC OPERATIONS

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Perform direct subtraction

·        Perform subtraction using ones complement

 

·        Discussions

·        Demonstration by teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        calculator

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 28

 
   

2

   

BINARY ARITHMETIC OPERATIONS

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Perform subtraction using twos complement

 

·        Discussions

·        Demonstration by teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        calculator

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 26

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 28

 
  3-4 QUIZ AND PROBLEM SOLVING

Teacher evaluates by giving questions to ascertain whether objectives are achieved

   
 

8

 

1

 

Data Processing

 

DEFINITION AND INTRODUCTION

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define data information and data processing

·        Describe the data processing cycle

·        Give methods of data collection

 

·        Group discussions

·        Question and answering

·        brainstorming

 

·        charts

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 32

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 32-35

 
   

2

 

Data Processing

 

DATA PROCESSING CYCLE

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        List stages for data processing

·        Describe the listed data processing cycle stage

 

·        Group discussions

·        Question and answering

·        Brainstorming

 

·        charts

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 32

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 32-35

 
   

3-4

 

Data Processing

 

DATA PROCESSING CYCLE

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Give the errors that influence the accuracy of data and information output

·        Explain the errors in data processing

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Question and answer

·        Assignments marked by the teacher

 

·        Flash cards

·        Charts

·        computer

 

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 35

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 33

 
 

9

 

1

 

Data processing

 

DATA INTEGRITY

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define data integrity

·        Give the measurements of data integrity

·        Accuracy

·        Timelines

·        Relevance

·        Describe the listed data integrity measurements

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Illustrations by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Flash cards

·        Simple information system

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 41

 
   

2

 

Data processing

 

DATA PROCESSING METHODS

 

By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to

·        State the ways of minimizing threat to data integrity

·        List and describe the methods of data processing

 

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Illustrations by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Flash cards

·        Simple information system

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 41

 
   

3-4

 

Data processing

 

COMPUTER FILES

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define a computer file

·        Give the types of computer files

·        State the advantages of computerized filing

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Illustrations by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 49

 
 

10

 

1

 

Data processing

 

ELEMENTS OF COMPUTER FILE

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        List the elements of a computer file

·        Describe the listed elements of a computer file

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Question and answer

·        demonstration

 

·        database

·        chart with relation database

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 40

 

 
   

2

 

Data processing

 

CLASSIFICATION OF COMPUTER FILES

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Classify computer files

·        Differentiate between logical and physical computer files

 

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Floppy diskette

·        Compact disc

·        Computer video tape

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies Bk 3 page 41

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 50

 
   

3-4

 

Data processing

 

COMPUTER PROCESSING FILES

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Give the types of processing files

·        Describe the listed types of processing files

·        Master files

·        Transaction file

·        Reference files

·        Backup files

·        Sort files

 

·        Discussions

·        Illustration by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        Flash cards

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 41

 

 
 

11

 

1

 

Data processing

 

FILE ORGANIZATION METHODS

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define file organization

·        List the methods of organizing files on a storage media

·        Describe the listed methods of file organization

 

·        Question and answer

·        Brainstorming

·        Discussions in groups

 

·        Floppy diskettes

·        Compact disk

·        Video tapes

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 42

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 55

 
   

2

 

Data processing

 

ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Give the data processing modes

·        Describe

(i)     Online processing

(ii)    Real-time processing

(iii)   Distributed processing

 

·        Discussions in groups

·        Question and answer

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Charts

·        Flash cards

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 43-45

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 61

 
   

3-4

 

Data processing

 

ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING MODES

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe

(i)     Time- sharing

(ii)    Batch processing

(iii)   Multi processing

(iv)   Multi-tasking

(v)    Interactive processing

 

·        Discussions in groups

·        Question and answer

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Charts

·        Flash cards

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 612-69

 
   

12-13

 

END OF TERM EXAMS AND CLOSING OF SCHOOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 3 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 2

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
 

1

 

1

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

DEFINITION OF PROGRAMMING

 

By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define programming

·        List the terms used in programming

·        Describe the listed terms

·        Differentiate between source program and object program

 

·        Question and answer

·        Discussion in groups

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Charts

·        Books

·        Journals

·        Software

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 47

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 72

 

 
   

2

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

LEVELS OF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Classify the programming languages

·        Describe the low level programming language

 

·        Demonstration

·        Q/A

 

·        Flash cards

·        Charts

·        books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 49-51

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 73

 
   

3-4

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

LEVELS OF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe the high level language

·        State the advantages and disadvantages of low-level and high level languages

 

·        Q/A

·        Discussion

 

·        Flash cards

·        Charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 59

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 74-75

 
 

2

 

1

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        List the stages in program development

·        Describe

(i)        program recognition

(ii)      program definition

 

·        Question and answer

·        Discussion in groups

 

·        Flash cards

·        charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 60-66

 

 
   

2

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe

(i)        Program design

(ii)      Program coding

 

·        Demonstration

·        Illustrations by teacher

 

·        Computer software

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 83

 

 
   

3-4

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

 

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe

(i)        program testing

(ii)      Program implementation and maintenance

 

·        Discussions in groups

·        Illustrations by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Flash cards

·        charts

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 85

 

 
 

3

 

1

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

 

PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term program documentation

·        State the forms of documentation

·        Describe the target groups for documentation

 

·        Discussions in groups

·        Illustrations by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chalkboard

·        charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 67

 

 
   

2

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

 

DEVELOPMENT OF ALGORITHMS

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define algorithm

·        List tools used in algorithm

·        Distinguish between pseudo code and flow charts

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Question and answer

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

·        Flash cards

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 68

 

 
   

3-4

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

DESIGNING MORE COMPLEX ALGORITHMS  

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Give comparison between a pseudo code and a flow chart

·        Design complex algorithms

 

·        Question and answer

·        Demonstration by the teacher

·        Group discussions

 

·        Charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 68

 

 
 

4

 

1

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

 

PROGRAM CONTROL STRUCTURES

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define program control structures

·        List three control structures

·        Describe sequence as a control structure

 

·        Discussions in groups

 

·        Charts

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 72-78

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 93

 
   

2

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

 

PROGRAM CONTROL STRUCTURES

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe the use of iteration (looping) as a control structure

 

·        Discussion in groups

 

·        Charts

·        chalkboard

 

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 94

 

 
   

3-4

 

ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

 

 

 

Program control structures

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe selection as a control structure

·        Design a more complex algorithm

 

·        Illustration by the teacher

·        Discussion in groups

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chart

·        chalkboard

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 94

 

 
 

5

 

1

 

PROBLEM SOLVING

     
   

2

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Definition

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term system

·        Describe a system list

·        List the characteristics of a system

 

·        Discussion

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        Chalkboard

·        Journals

·        Computer

·        books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 91-95

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 168

 
   

3-4

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Information system

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe the listed characteristics of a system

·        Define information system

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Charts

·        Flash cards

·        Chalkboard

·        Computer

·        Books

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 170

 
 

6

 

1

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Information system

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        State the main purpose of an information system

·        Give reasons why information system is developed

·        State the role of information system analyst

 

·        Discussion

·        Illustrations by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        Flash cards

·        Computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 95

 

 
   

2

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Theories of system development

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe tradition approach

·        Describe rapid application development

 

·        Discussions in groups

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Chalk board

·        Flash cards

·        Charts

 

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 170

 

 
   

3-4

   

Theories of system development

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe the structured approach

·        Give examples of ways of information of gathering

 

·        Discussions in groups

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Chalk board

·        Flash cards

·        Charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 97

 

 
 

7

 

1

 

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Stages of system development

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        State and define all the stages of system development

 

·        Illustration by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chalk board

·        charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 97

 
   

2

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Stages of system development

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Give the methods used in information gathering

·        Describe interviews studying of available documents as used in information gathering

 

·        Demonstration

·        Discussion

 

·        Chalk board

·        Charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 100-104

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 175

 
   

3-4

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Stages of system development

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Prepare a questionnaire

·        Prepare and present a fait finding report

·        Describe how automated methods are used

 

·        Discussions in groups

·        Question and answer

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Sample questionnaire

·        Chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 104

 

 
 

8

 

1

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Requirements specification

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe output specification

·        Describe input specification

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 105

 
     

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

 

Requirements specification

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe file/data stores

·        Describe hardware and software requirements

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 109

 
     

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

System design

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define system flowchart

·        Identify common flowchart symbols

 

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 109

 

 
 

9

 

1

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

Designing a system flowchart

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Identify guidelines fro designing system flowcharts

·        Write a system flowchart using a case study

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

·        Illustration by the teacher

 

·        Charts

·        Chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 110

 

 
   

2

   

Designing a system flowchart

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Write a simple book borrowing module flowchart

·        Write cleaners information system flowchart

 

·        Illustration by the teacher

·        Discussion in groups

 

·        Charts

·        Chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 110

 

 
   

3-4

   

Designing a system flowchart

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Write a sample library books management system flowchart

·        Use data flow diagrams

 

·        Question and answer

·        Discussion in groups

 

·        Chalkboard

·        chart

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 110

 
 

10

 

1

 

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

 

System Construction

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term system construction

·        Identify number of technique that can be used to construct a designed system

 

·        Question and answer

·        Discussion in groups

 

·        Charts

·        Chalkboard

·        Information system (Cleaner)

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 110

 
   

2

   

System Implementation

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define system implementation and file conversion

·        Describe factors considered during file conversion

 

·        Illustrations by the teacher

·        discussion

 

·        Charts

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 116

 

 

 
   

3-4

   

Change over strategies

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term changeover

·        List the system change over strategies

·        Describe three listed changeover strategies

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Flash card

·        Charts

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 116

 

 
 

11

 

1

   

System maintenance and revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define system maintenance

·        Define system review

·        Describe security control measures

 

·        Illustration by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        Flash cards

 

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 116

 

 
   

2

   

System documentation

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Write a report on case study

 

·        Illustration by the teacher

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        Flash cards

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 117

 
   

3-4

 

 

 

System documentation

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Develop a system using a case study

 

·        Illustration by the teacher

·        Discussions

 

·        A chart

·        Computer

·        Printer

·        Chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 117

 
 

12

 

1

   

System documentation

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Identify comprehensive system documentation details

·        Write a report on the case study

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        Computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 118-120

 

 
  2,3& 4    

PRACTICALS

   
 

END OF TERM EXAMINATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 3 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 3

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
 

1

 

1

 

PROGRAMMING WITH VISUAL AIDS

 

Definition

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term visual basic

·        Start up visual basic

·        Identify features of visual basic

 

·        Demonstration by the teacher

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Computer

·        chart

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 122

 

 
   

2

 

PROGRAMMING

 

Visual basic toolbox

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Identify parts of the visual basic tool box

·        Describe parts of the visual basic toolbox

 

·        Demonstration

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Photograph

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 123

 
   

3-4

   

Saving a visual project

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Save a visual basic project

·        Open an existing visual basic project

 

·        Demonstration by the teacher

·        Question and answer

·        Practical

 

·        Computer

·        Chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 123

 

 
 

2

 

1

   

Visual basic fundamental concepts

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Identify the visual basic fundamental concepts

·        Describe the listed fundamental concepts

 

·        Discussions

·        Questions and answer

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

·        Computer

·        Simple calculators

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 136

 

 
   

2

   

Mathematical operators

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Identify mathematical operators

·        Describe the listed mathematical operators

 

·        Discussions

·        Question and answers

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

·        Computer

·        Simple calculators

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 137

 

 
   

3-4

   

Numeric strings and values

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        convert a numeric string to a value

·        Convert a value to a string

 

·        Illustrations by the teacher

·        Discussions

·        Question and answer

 

·        Charts

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 137

 
 

3

 

1

   

Project developments

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Create a program used to calculate the area of a rectangle

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Illustrations by the teacher

 

·        Charts

·        Computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 145

 

 
   

2

   

Project developments

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Write a program used to find roots of a quadratic expression

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Illustrations by the teacher

 

·        Charts

·        Computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 147

 
   

3-4

   

Case construct

Looping construct

 

By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Use case statement that can display the name of a weekday when its number is provided

·        Write a program using do-loop

·        Write a program using FOR-NEXT LOOP

 

·        Demonstration by the teacher

·        Discussion

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chart

·        Chalkboard

·        Computer

·        printer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 147

 

 

 

 
 

4

 

1

 

 

 

Working with graphical objects

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Insert a picture using picture box

·        Define module and procedure

·        Declare general subroutines

 

·        Demonstration

·        Question and answer

·        discussion

 

·        chart

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 150

 

 
   

2

   

Working with graphical objects

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Write a general subroutine that solves y= xn given that the value of n are integers

 

·        Demonstration

·        Question and answer

·        practical

 

·        computer

·        printer

·        chart

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 151

 

 
   

3-4

   

Creating means and dialog boxes

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Create a dropdown menu

·        Create a message and dialog boxes

 

·        Demonstration

·        Discussions

·        Question and answers

 

·        computer

·        printer

·        chart

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 151

 

 
   

1

   

List boxes and control boxes

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define list box and combo box

·        Create a list box and a combo box

·        Create a project that loads a list of items

 

·        Discussion

·        Demonstration

·        Practical

 

·        Chart

·        Photograph

·        Computer

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 161

 

 
 

5

 

2

   

Visual basic data structures

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term arrays

·        Declare an array

 

·        Discussion

·        Demonstration

·        Practical

 

 

·        Chart

·        Photograph

·        Computer

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 163

 

 
   

3-4

   

Visual basic data structures

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Declare two dimensional arrays

·        Write array of records

 

·        Discussion

·        Demonstration

·        Practical

 

·        Chart

·        Photograph

·        Computer

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 161

 
 

6

 

1

   

Data files

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define a file

·        Identify types of files recognized by visual basic

·        Link visual basic to data base

 

·        Demonstration

·        Practical

·        Discussion

 

·        Chart

·        Computer

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 187-189

 

 
   

2

 

INTRODUCTION TO DATA BASE DESIGN

 

Definition

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define database

·        Identify relationships in database

 

·        Demonstration

·        Practical

·        Discussion

 

·        Chart

·        Computer

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 187-189

 
   

3-4

   

Defining attributes

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define a foreign key

·        Distinguish between an entity and attributes

·        Create one to many relationships

 

·        Question and answer

·        Practical

·        Demonstration

·        discussions

 

·        computer

·        chart

·        chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 203-204

 

 
 

7

 

1

   

File table structure

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Create a table

·        Set primary key and foreign key

 

·        Demonstration

·        Discussion

·        Practical

 

·        Computer

·        Chart

·        Chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 217

 
   

2

   

Enforcing Referential integrity

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Enforce referential integrity between tables

·        Normalize table

 

·        Demonstration

·        Discussion

·        Practical

 

·        Computer

·        Chart

·        Chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 217

 
   

3-4

   

Forms and commands

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Create a form/ interface

·        Call for commands

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Demonstration

·        Practical

·        Question and answer

 

·        Computer

·        Chart

·        Chalkboard

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 21o

 

 
 

8

 

1

   

Creating reports

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe the tools used to automate database

·        Create a switchboard

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Demonstration

·        Practical

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chart

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 211

 

 
   

2

   

Automating database

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Describe the tools used to automate database

·        Create a switchboard

 

·        Discussion in groups

·        Demonstration

·        Practical

·        Question and answer

 

·        Chart

·        computer

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 212

 
   

3-4

   

 

Automating database

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Create macros

·        Develop a system using a case study

 

·        Demonstration

·        Assignment

 

·        Computer

·        Chart

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by Mburu and Chemwa  Bk 3 page 212

 
REVISION AND END TERM EXAMS

 

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