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COMPUTER STUDIES SCHEMES FOR ALL FORMS IN PDF

COMPUTER FORM 1 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 1

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB-TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES TEACHING/LEARNING

ACTIVITIES

TEACHING/LEARNING

RESOURCES

REFERENCES REMARKS
 

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DEFINITION OF A COMPUTER

 

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

·         Define computer

·         Distinguish between data and information

·         Explain unique characteristics of computer as a data processing tool

 

Learner to:

·         Through questions and answer define computer

·         Through brainstorming distinguish between data and information

·         Through group discussion, discuss characteristics of a computer  as data processing tools

 

·         A calculator

·         A personal Computer

·         Charts

·         Sample data

 

·         Lomghorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 1-2

·         Computer studies Dr. Onunga and Renu Shah Page 1-2

 
   

2-3

   

PHYSICAL PARTS OF A COMPUTER

 

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

·         State and explain various physical parts of a computer

 

·         Through question and answer list parts of a Computer

·         Through brainstorming, explain various parts of a computer

 

·         A working personal computer

 

·         Gateway secondary Revision S.Mburu G. Chemwa pg 1

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 3

 
 

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1

   

CLASSIFICATION OF COMPUTERS

 

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

·         Classify computer according to physical size

 

Learner to

·         In group of two identify and discuss pictures from books, magazines

 

·         Charts or photographs from books, magazines or newspapers

 

 

·         Gateway secondary Revision S.Mburu G. Chemwa pg 7-8

 

 
   

2-3

 

 

 

   

CLASSIFICATION OF COMPUTERS

 

·         Classify computer according to functionality and according to purpose

 

 

 

·         Discussion

·         Q/A

 

·         Charts or photographs from books, magazines or newspapers

 

·         Onunga and Renu Shah Page6

 

 

 

 

 
 

3

 

1

   

DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTERS

 

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

·         Explain how computers have developed

 

·         Through brainstorming identify and discuss non-electronic tools

 

·         Charts or photographs from books, magazines or newspapers

 

·         Lomghorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 10

 

 
   

2-3

   

ELECTRONIC COMPUTERS

 

·         List five generations computers

 

·         In group of three, discuss five generation computers

 

·         Charts or photographs from books, magazines or newspapers

 

·         Lomghorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 12-13

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 22

 
 

4

 

1

   

AREAS WHERE COMPUTER ARE USED

 

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

·         Identify areas where computers are used

·         Describe the listed areas where computers are used

 

Learner to

·         Through brainstorming identify and discuss areas where computers are used

 

·         Flash Cards

 

·         Lomghorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 14-15

 
   

2-3

   

·         THE COMPUTER LABORATORY

·         MEASURES THAT PROTECT COMPUTER

 

·         Define computer laboratory

·         Describe the safety precautions and practices that protect computer

 

·         Through question and answer define computer laboratory

·         In group of three, discuss safety precautions and practices that protect computer

 

·         UPS,Surge protector

·         charts

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 47

 
 

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1

   

MEASURES THAT PROTECT USER

 

·         Describe the safety precautions and practices that protect user

 

·         In group of three, discuss safety precautions practices that protect user

 

·         Antiglare standard furniture

   
   

2-3

   

PRACTICAL HANDS-ON SKILLS

 

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

·         Start up a computer

·         Restart a computer

·         Shutting down computer

 

·         Through demonstration by the teacher, learner to observe and imitate on how to start up a computer, restart a computer and shut down computer

 

·         Computer

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 21-23

 
 

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1

   

KEYBOARD AND MOUSE SKILLS

KEYBOARD SKILLS

 

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

·         Define keyboard

·         Identify parts of the Keyboard

 

Learner to

·         Through brainstorming define keyboard and identify parts of the Keyboard

 

·         Computer keyboard

·         Mobile keyboard

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 22

 
   

2-3

   

KEYBOARD SKILLS

 

·         Discuss parts of the keyboard

·         Type using keyboard

 

·         In group of three, discuss parts of the keyboard and type using keyboard

 

·         charts

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 25

 
 

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TYPING TUTOR

 

·         Identify typing tutors

·         Use typing tutors

 

·         Through question and answer identify typing tutors and use typing tutors

 

·         Typing tutor software computer

   
   

2-3

   

MOUSE SKILLS

 

·         Define computer mouse

·         Identify parts of the mouse

 

·         Through brainstorming define computer mouse and identify parts of the mouse

 

·         Computer mouse

 

·         Lomghorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 23

 
 

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MOUSE SKILLS

 

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

·         Describe parts of mouse

·         Use mouse techniques

 

·         In group of three, discuss parts of the mouse

 

·         Computer mouse

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 23-25

 
   

2-3

   

MOUSE SKILLS

 

·         Drag and drop items

·         Open file and folders through double clicking, right clicking

 

·         Through demonstration by the teacher, learner to observe and imitate on how to drag and drop items

 

·         Computer mouse

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 23-25

 
COMPUTER SYSTEM
 

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1

  COMPUTER SYSTEMS

INPUT DEVICES

(KEYING DEVICES

 

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

·         Describe computer system

·         Define input devices

 

Learner to

·         Through brainstorming describe computer system

·         define input devices

 

·         Computer system

·         PDA’s

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 30-31

 
   

2-3

   

INPUT DEVICES (KEYING DEVICES)

 

·         List keying devices

·         Describe keying devices

 

·         Through questions and answer, list keying devices, describe keying devices

 

·         Computer Keyboard

·         PDA’s Keypad

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 68

 
 

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POINTING DEVICES

 

·         Define pointing devices

·         List pointing devices

·         Describe the listed pointing devices

 

·         Through question and answer define scanning device

·         In group of three, describe the listed pointing devices

 

·         Mouse

·         Joystick

·         Light pen

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 30-34

 
   

2-3

   

SCANNING DEVICES

 

·         Define scanning devices

·         List scanning devices

·         Describe scanning devices

 

·         Through question and answer define scanning device

·         In group of three, describe the listed scanning device

 

 

·         Pictures from books and Magazines

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 70

 
 

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END TERM 1 EXAM

 

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REVISION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 1 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 2

COMPUTER SYSTEMS (cont)
WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
 

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1

   

COMPUTER SYSTEMS

DIGITIZERS

SPEECH RECOGNITION DEVICES

 

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

·         Define digitizer

·         List other input technologies

·         Describe the listed input technologies

 

Learner to:

·         Through question and answer define digitizer

·         Through brainstorming to list other input technologies

·         Through group discussion, discuss the listed input technologies

 

·         Pictures from books and newspapers

·         PDA’s

 

·         Lomghorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 37-38

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 76

 
   

2-3

   

CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT

 

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

·         Define term CPU

·         List functional elements of CPU

 

·         Through questions and answer define the term CPU

·         Through brainstorming, list and illustrate the functional elements of CPU

 

·         A working personal computer

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 40

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 77

 
 

2

 

1

   

CONTROL UNIT AND ARITHMETIC LOGIC UNIT

 

·         Describe the control Unit and Arithmetic Logic Unit

 

·         Through brainstorming, describe the Control Unit and Arithmetic Logic Unit

 

·         Charts

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 41-42

 
   

2-3

   

MAIN MEMORY

 

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

·         Classify computer memories

·         List examples of primary memory and secondary memory

·         State characteristics of RAM and ROM

 

Learner to:

·         Through question and answer classify computer memories

·         Trough brainstorming list examples of primary memory and secondary memory

·         Through questions and answer state characteristics of RAM and ROM

 

·         Pictures from books

·         RAM module

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 41-43

 

 
 

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SPECIAL PURPOSE MEMORIES

 

·         Define special purpose memory

·         List special purpose memories

·         Describe Cache memory and Buffers

 

·         Through question and answer define special purpose memory and list special purpose memories

·         Through brainstorming describe Cache memory and Buffers

 

·         Input/output devices

·         microprocessor

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 77

 
   

2-3

   

SPECIAL PURPOSE MEMORIES

 

·         Define registers

·         List types of registers

·         Describe the listed types of registers

 

·         Through question and answer define registers and list types of registers

·         In group of five, discuss the listed types of registers

 

·         Chart

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 44-45

 

 
 

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MEMORY CAPACITY

 

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

·         Define byte

·         Express memory quantities

·         Calculate memory quantities

 

Learner to:

·         Through questions and answer define byte

·         Through teachers demonstration, express memory quantities and calculate memory quantities

 

·         RAM module

·         Flash cards

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 79-80

 
   

2-3

   

OVERALL FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CPU

 

·         Define computer bus

·         List types of computer buses

·         Describe the listed computer buses

·         Give an illustration of the overall functional organization of the CPU

 

·         Through brainstorming, define computer bus

·         In group of five, discuss the listed types of computer buses

·         Through group discussion, illustrate the overall functional organization of the CPU

 

·         Schematic diagram from the book

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 48

 

 
 

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1

   

TYPES OF PROCESSORS

 

·         Classify processors

·         Discuss the listed processor classifications

 

·         Through question and answer Classify processors

·         Through group discussion, discuss the listed processor classification

 

·         Photograph

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 48

 

 
   

2-3

   

TRENDS IN PROCESSORS TECHNOLOGY AND SPEED

 

·         List processors

Type

Manufactures

Year and speed

 

·         Through question and answer, list processors Type, manufactures, year and speed

 

·         Photograph

 

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 44-47

 
 

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OUTPUT DEVICES

 

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

·         Define output device

·         Classify output devices

·         List softcopy output devices

·         Describe monitor as a soft copy output device

 

Learner to:

(a)     Through question and answer define output device and classify output devices

(b)     Through group discussion, discuss the listed softcopy output devices

 

·         CRT,LCD, TFT monitors

·         Speakers

·         LED

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 51-60

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 80

 

 
   

2-3

   

MONITOR DISPLAY TERMINOLOGIES AND VIDEO GRAPHIC ADAPTERS

 

·         Define the terminologies used in monitor

·         List and describe the video graphic adapters

 

·         Through question and answer define terminologies

·         Through group discussion, describe the listed video graphic adapters

 

·         Photograph from books

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 49-52

 
 

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1

   

HARDCOPY OUTPUT DEVICES

 

·         Describe hard copy output devices

 

·         Through group discussion, describe hard copy output devices

 

·         Printers

·         Pictures from magazines

·         Newspapers

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 81

 

 
   

2-3

   

HARD COPY OUTPUT DEVICES

 

·         List factors to consider when purchasing a printer

 

·         Through question and answer list factors to consider when purchasing a printer

 

 

·         Printers

·         Pictures from magazines

·         Newspapers

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 53

 
 

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1

   

SECONDARY STORAGE DEVICES AND MEDIA

 

·         List secondary storage media

·         Describe removable storage device

 

·         Through question and answer list secondary storage media

·         Through group discussion, describe removable storage device

 

·         Flash disc

·         Floppy

·         Diskettes

·         Memory sticks

·         Compact disk

·         Hard disk

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 61-69

 

 
   

2-3

   

SECONDARY STORAGE DEVICES AND MEDIA

 

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

·         Discuss fixed storage device

 

·         Through brainstorming, discuss fixed storage device

 

·         Flash disc

·         Floppy

·         Diskettes

·         Memory sticks

·         Compact disk

·         Hard disk

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 101

 

 
 

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1

   

POWER SUPPLY AND PERIPHERAL DEVICE INTERFACING

 

·         Distinguish between power and interface cables

·         Describe power cables

 

·         Through question and answer, distinguish between and interface cables

 

·         Computer power cables

·         Interface cables

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 65-67

 
   

2-3

   

POWER SUPPLY AND PERIPHERAL DEVICE INTERFACING

 

·         Describe interfacing cables

 

·         Through discussion, describe interfacing cables

 

·         Computer power cables

·         Interface cables

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 65-67

 
 

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1

   

BASIC COMPUTER SET-UP AND CABLING

 

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

·         Explain basic computer setup and cabling

 

·         Through teachers demonstration, explain basic computer setup and cabling

 

 

·         Computer power cables

·         Interface cables

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 101

 

 
   

2-3

   

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·         Mount hard drives and optical drives

 

·         Through teachers demonstration, mount hard drives and optical drives

 

·         Computer

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 101

 

 
 

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1

   

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

 

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

·         Distinguish between system software and application software

 

·         Through question and answer, distinguish between system software and application software

 

·         Computer software’s

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 73-76

 
   

2-3

   

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

 

·         Classify software according to purpose

 

·         Through brainstorming, classify software according to purpose

 

·         Computer software’s

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 143-144

 
 

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1

   

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

 

·         Classify software according to acquisition

 

Through brainstorming, classify software according to acquisition

 

·         Computer software’s

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 143-144

 
   

2-3

   

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

 

 

 

·         Classify software according to end user- License

·         Evaluate criteria for selecting computer system

 

·         Through brainstorming, classify software according to user- License

·         Through question and answer, Evaluate criteria for selecting computer system

 

 

·         Computer software’s

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 143-144

 

 
 

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END TERM EXAM AND REVISION

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 1 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 3

OPERATING SYSTEM (OS)
WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
 

1

 

1

   

DEFINITION OF AN OPERATING SYSTEM

 

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

·         Illustrate an operating system as a supervisor of hardware and application software

 

Learner to

·         Identify operating system used by the computer

 

·         Charts

·         computer

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 82

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 155

 

 
   

2-3

     

·         Identify parts of operating system

 

·         Through brainstorming describe parts of the operating system

 

·         Charts

·         computer

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 82

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 155

 
 

2

 

1

   

FUNCTION OF AN OPERATING SYSTEM

 

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

·         List devices under the operating system

 

·         Through questions and answers, list devices under control of operating system

 

·         Flash Cards

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 83-85

 

 
   

2-3

   

DEVICES UNDER THE OPERATING SYSTEM CONTROL

 

·         State functions of an operating system in resource management

 

·         Through brainstorming, state functions of operating system

 

·         Computer

·         Operating system

·         software

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 87

 
 

3

 

 

1

   

TYPES OF OPERATING SYSTEM

 

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

·         List types of operating system

 

Learner to

(a)     List and describe types of operating system

 

·         PC’s loaded with different operating systems, pupils book part 3,4

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 83-85

 

 

 
   

2-3

   

 

 

Describe:

·         Single program and multitasking operating system

 

(a)     Draw a summary diagram of various operating system types

 

·         PC’s loaded with different operating systems, pupils book part 3,4

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 170

 

 
 

4

 

1

   

 

 

·         Multi- user and single user operating system

 

·         Draw a summary diagram of various operating system types

 

·         Chart

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 170

 
   

2-3

     

·         Command line, menu driven and graphical user interface operating system

 

·         Draw a summary diagram of various operating system types

 

·         Chart

 

·         Gateway Secondary Revision, S.Mburu G.Chemwa pg 90-91

 
 

5

 

1

   

HOW OPERATING SYSTEM ORGANIZE INFORMATION

 

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

·         State and explain factors that dictate file organization

 

·         Identify features on windows desktop

 

·         PC loaded with any version of windows

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 89-94

 

 
   

2-3

     

·         Describe files, folders and drives

·         Start Microsoft windows

 

·         Identify features on windows desktop

 

·         PC loaded with any version of windows

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 89-94

 
 

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1

   

MANAGING FILE AND FOLDERS

 

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

·         Distinguish between folder and directory

·         Draw directory (folder) tree

 

Learner to

·         Create folder in both Graphical user interface and MS-DOS

 

·         Flash cards

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 95-97

 

 

 
   

2-3

   

MANAGING FILE AND FOLDERS

 

·         Create ne files and folders

·         Identify parts of an application window

   

·         Flash cards

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 95-97

 
 

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1

   

 

 

·         Save changes to a file

·         Rename files or folders

·         Copy, move, sort files and folders

 

Learner to

·         Save changes to a file, rename files and folders

 

·         Personal computer loaded with any version of windows

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 95-97

 
   

2-3

     

·         Manipulate files and folders using

Short cut menu, drag and drop

Selecting multiple files and folders

Searching for files and folders

 

·         In group of two, manipulate files and folders using

Shortcut menu, drag and drop

Selecting multiple files and folders

Searching for files and folders

 

·         Personal computer loaded with any version of windows

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 90

 
 

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1

   

DISK MANAGEMENT USING WINDOWS

 

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

·         Format disk

·         Back-up data

 

Learner to:

In group of three

·         Format disk

·         Back-up data

 

·         Personal computer loaded with any version of windows

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 106-113

 
   

2-3

     

·         scan problems related to disk

·         defragment a disk

 

In group of three

·         use scan disk to detect disk errors

·         defragment a disk

 

·         floppy diskette

·         flash disk

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 106-113

 
 

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1

     

·         Compress files within a disk

·         Scan a disk for virus

 

In a group of three

·         Compress a disk

 

 

·         floppy diskette

·         flash disk

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 106-113

 
   

2-3

     

·         Create/restore back-up data

·         Create startup disk

·         Partition a disk

 

In group of three

·         Partition a disk

 

·         Un partition

·         Hard disk

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 106-113

 
 

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INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURING AN OPERATING SYSTEM

 

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

·         Know installation requirements

 

Learner to

·         List installation requirement

·         Describe the listed installation requirements

 

·         Personal computer without an operating system

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 114-117

 
   

2-3

     

·         Install operating system

·         With the help of the teacher install operating system  

·         Installation and start up disk

·         Manufactures documentations

 

·         Foundations of Computer studies by Pepela pg 170

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 2 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 1

APPLICATION PACKAGES (WORD PROCESSORS)
WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
1   Reporting from home and settling for first term work
 

2

 

1

   

DEFINITION OF WORD PROCESSOR

 

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

·         Define the term word processor

·         Explain the purpose of a word processor

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Newspapers

·         Letters

·         Cards

·         books

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 1-3

 
   

2-3

   

USING A WORD PROCESSING PACKAGE

 

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

·         Start a Microsoft word

·         Explain the Microsoft screen layout

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working personal computer

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 5-10

 
 

3

 

1

   

RUNNING THE PROGRAMME

 

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

·         Save and retrieve

·         Close and exit

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

 

·         Longhorn Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 13-17

 
   

2-3

   

EDITING AND FORMATTING A DOCUMENT

 

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

·         Select a document

·         Move, copy and delete

·         Insert and type over

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 16-19

 
 

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1

   

FIND AND REPLACE

 

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

·         Define the term find and replace

·         Find and replace a documents

·         Use thesaurus

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Card working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 16-24

 
   

2-3

   

TEXT FORMATTING

 

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

·         Bold, italicize, underline, change fonts

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Cards

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 22-23

 
 

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PARAGRAPH FORMATTING

 

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

·         Drop cap, sub and superscript

·         Align and indent text

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Cards

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 22-23

 
   

2-3

   

PARAGRAPH FORMATTING

 

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

·         Space and section break

·         Bullet and number

·         Insert columns/page headers and footers

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Newspapers

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 22-23

 
 

6

 

1

   

SET-UP

 

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

·         Set up margins

·         Set paper size and orientation

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 33-35

 
   

2-3

   

SET-UP

 

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

·         Define the term table

·         Crate tables

·         Insert rows and columns

·         Merge/split rows

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

·         books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 37-39

 
 

7

 

1

   

TABLE CONVERSION/ ARITHMETIC CALCULATIONS

 

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

·         convert text to a table and vice verse

·         import tables/perform calculations

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

·         Chalk board

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 40-41

 
   

2-3

   

MAIL MERGE

 

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

·         Define the term mail merge

·         Create: main document and data source

·         Merge fields

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Card

·         Working computer

·         Chalk board

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 44-46

 
 

8

 

1

   

GRAPHICS

 

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

·         Define the term graphic

·         Insert/edit graphics

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Clip art

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 44-49

 
   

2-3

   

PRINTING

 

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

·         Define the term printing

·         Set up the printer and print

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 44

 
 

9

 

1

   

SPREAD SHEETS (SPREADSHEETS)

 

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

·         Define the term spreadsheets

·         Explain the application areas of spreadsheet

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Call register

·         Accounts book

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 52-53

 
   

2-3

   

CREATING A WORKSHEET

 

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

·         Define the term worksheet

·         Create a worksheet

·         Save/retrieve a worksheet

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Class register

·         Accounts book

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 57-65

 
 

10

 

1

   

CELL DATA TYPES

 

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

·         Define the term cell data type

·         Explain the different data types

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 66

 
   

2-3

   

CELL REFERENCING

 

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

·         Define the term cell referencing

·         Explain the different cell referencing

·         Apply cell referencing on a computer

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 66-69

 
 

11

 

1

   

FUNCTIONS AND FORMULAE

 

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

·         Differentiate between functions and formulae

·         Apply functions and formulae on a document

 

·         Q/A demonstration Practical

 

·         Working computer

·         Books

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 70-73

 
   

2-3

   

WORKSHEET FORMATTING

 

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

·         Format a worksheet: text, numbers, rows, columns and global

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 74-79

 
 

12

 

1

   

DATA MANAGEMENT

 

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

·         Explain the terms, Sort, filter, total forms

·         Apply the above features

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 73-75

 
   

2-3

   

CHARTS/GRAPHICS

 

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

·         Definite the terms chart

·         Explain the different charts

·         Insert charts

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 77-79

 
  END TERM EXAMS/SCHOOLS CLOSE
 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 2 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 2

DATABASES
WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
1   Reporting from home and settling for the second term work
 

2

 

1

   

DATABASE

 

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

·         Define the database

·         Explain the concept of D/base

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Class list

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 93-94

 
   

2-3

   

DATABASE MODELS

 

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

·         Define the term d/base model

·         Explain the difference d/base models

·         Discuss the features of a database

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 96-98

 
 

3

 

1

   

DATA ORGANIZATION

 

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

·         Organize data in a database

·         Start Ms Access

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 97-100

 
   

2-3

   

MS ACCESS SCREEN LAYOUT

 

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

·         Explain the access screen layout

·         Create a database

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Cards

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 100-104

 
 

4

 

1

   

EDITING A D/BASE

 

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

·         Edict a data base

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Cart

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 108-109

 
   

2-3

   

QUERIES

 

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

·         Define the term query

·         Crate a query

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Letters

·         Card

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 116-117

 
 

5

 

1

   

UPDATING A QUERY

 

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

·         Update a query

·         View a query

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 120-122

 
   

2-3

   

FORM DESIGN

 

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

·         Explain the form layout

·         Create a form

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Newspaper

·         Working  computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 110-113

 
 

6

 

1

   

FORMATTING FIELDS

 

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

·         Display records in a form

·         Format fields

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 113

 

 
   

2-3

   

REPORTS LAYOUT

 

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

·         Define a report

·         Create a report

·         Modify a report

 

Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working Computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 125-129

 

 
 

7

 

1

   

REPORTS LAYOUT

 

 

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

·         Sort and group data in a report

·         Design labels

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Forms

·         Report

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 40-41

 

 
   

2-3

   

PRINTING

 

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

·         Define the term printing

·         Print: form and a report

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Forms

·         Report

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 112

 
DESKTOP PUBLISHING
 

8

 

1

   

DESKTOP PUBLISHING

 

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

·         Define DTP S/W

·         State then purpose of DTPS/W

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Clip art

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 132-134

 

 
   

2-3

   

DESIGNING A PUBLICATION

 

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

·         Explain the DTP S/W

·         Discuss the types of DTP publications

 

·         Q/A Observation Practical

 

·         Letters

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 133-134

 

 
 

9

 

1

   

DESIGNING A PUBLICATION

 

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

·         Run the DTP program

·         Explain the DTP screen layout

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Cards, certificates, text, calendars, text books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 134-136

 
   

2-3

   

DESIGNING A PUBLICATION

 

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

·         Set up a publication

·         Manipulate text and graphics

 

Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Cards, certificates, text calendars, textbooks

·         Working Computer

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 139-143

 
 

10

 

1

   

TEXT

 

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

·         Design page layout

·         Use a ruler to measure

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Calendars, textbooks

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 158

 
   

2-3

   

GRAPHICS

 

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

·         Define the term graphics

·         Change full stroke

·         Reshape objects

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Working Computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 150

 
 

11

 

1

   

GRAPHICS

 

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

·         Copy an object

·         Import and wrap text

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 161-162

 
   

2&3

   

GRAPHICS

 

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

·         Group objects

·         Lock objects

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 164-168

 
 

12/13

 

1

   

ROTATE/CROP

 

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

·         Explain the terms, sort, filter, total, forms

·         Apply the above features

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 164

 
  THE SCHOOL CLOSES/END OF TERM EXAMS
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 1 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 1

 

INTERNET AND E-MAIL

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
1 Reporting from home and settling for the first term work
 

2

 

1

   

INTERNET AND E-MAIL

 

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

·         Define the term internet

·         Explain the development of internet

 

·         Q/A discussion

·         Demonstration

·         observation

 

·         internet

·         Text book

·         Working Computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 168-169

 

 
   

2-3

   

IMPORTANCE OF THE INTERNET

 

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

·         Explain the importance of the internet

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 266-275

 

 
 

3

 

1

   

INTERNET CONNECTIVITY

 

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

·         Define the internet connectivity

·         Explain elements of IC

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Modem S/W

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 273-276

 

 
   

2-3

   

INTERNET SERVICES

 

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

·         Explain the internet services

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Letters

·         Cards

·         Books

·         computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 273-276

 
   

1

   

ACCESSING INTERNET

 

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

·         Log in/Sign in

·         Surf/browse

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Web pages

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 279

 
 

4

 

2-3

   

HYPER LINKS AND SEARCH ENGINES

 

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

·         Define the term search engine

·         Use search engines

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Card

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 177-179

 

 
 

5

 

1

   

ELECTRONIC MAIL

 

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

·         Explain the term e-mail

·         Discuss the use of email s/w

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 178-180

 

 
   

2-3

   

E-MAIL

 

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

·         State the e-mail facilities

·         Compose mails

·         Check mails

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Web pages

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 30-37

 
 

6

 

1

   

E-MAIL

 

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

·         Manipulate an e-mail

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Web pages

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 180

 
   

2-3

   

SET-UP

 

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

·         Fax e-mail

·         Attach files

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Websites

·         Web pages

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 181-182

 
 

7

 

1

   

TEL MESSAGING

 

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

·         Explain the term tel messaging

·         Develop contact mgt

 

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Web pages

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 181-182

 

 
   

2-3

   

EMERGING ISSUES

 

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

·         Explain the emerging issues

·         Search for the emerging issues in the net

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Websites

·         Web pages

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 182-183

 

 
 

8

 

1

   

GRAPHICS

 

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

·         Define the term graphic

·         Insert/edit graphics

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Web sites

·         Web pages

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 44-49

 
   

2-3

   

G. DATA SECURITY AND CONTROLS

 

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

·         Define the term data security

·         Identify security threats on ICT

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 185-186

 
 

9

 

1

   

CONTROL MEASURES

 

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

·         Discuss the control measures on ICT

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 186-188

 
   

2-3

   

COMPUTER CRIMES

 

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

·         Define the term computer crimes

·         Explain the computer crimes

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Books

·         Internet

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 188-190

 
 

10

 

1

   

ICT PROTECTION

 

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

·         Discuss ICT protection measures

 

Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Internet

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 190-193

 
   

2-3

   

LAWS OF ICT

 

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

·         Define the terms ethics

·         Explain the ethical issues

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Internet

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working computer

 

·         Computer studies by S.John Onunga page 327-328

 
 

11

 

1

   

ICT LEGISLATION

 

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

·         Discuss ICT laws

 

·         Q/A discussion

   

·         Computer studies by S.John Onunga page 328-331

 
   

2-3

   

WORKSHEET FORMATTING

 

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

·         Format a w/sheet: text, numbers, rows, columns and global

 

·         Q/A Demonstration practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Working computer

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies Secondary. S.Mburu, G. Chemwa page 190-193

 

 
   

SCHOOLS CLOSES END OF YEAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 3 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 1

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
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 4 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 1

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
1 Reporting from home and settling for the first term
 

2

 

1

 

 

 

Definition of networking terms

 

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

·         Define the term computer network

·         Explain the term data communication

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Newspaper

·         Letters

·         books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 1-5

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 1-5

 
   

2-3

 

 

 

Networking

 

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

·         Explain the types of computer n/w

·         Discuss the purpose of n/w

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Internet

·         Working Pc

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 5-9

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 6

 
   

4

     

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

·         Explain the demerits of n/w

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Twisted cables

·         Internet 5

·         Working pc

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 10-17

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 6

 
 

3

 

1

 

 

 

Elements of networking

 

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

·         Discuss communication with cables

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Internet

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 17-22

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 9-11

 
   

2-3

 

 

 

Elements of networking

 

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

·         Explain the types of wireless communication

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

 

·         Books

·         Internet

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 23-28

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 17-22

 
 

4

 

1

 

 

 

 

Communication Devices

 

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

·         Define the term communication devices

·         Explain the work of: Modems, network cards, hubs

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Software

·         Working Pc

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 30-33

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 20

 
   

2-3

   

Network Software

 

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

·         Discuss the different network s/w: O/S, protocols

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Handouts

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 30-31

 
   

4

   

Types of computer networks

 

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

·         Discuss the three types of computer networks LAN,MAN, WAN

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 4-5

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 22

 
 

5

 

1

   

Network topologies

 

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

·         Define the term network topology

·         Differentiate btw. Logical and physical topologies

 

Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 33-34

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 16

 
   

2-3

   

Network Topologies

 

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

·         Define the term network topology

·         Differentiate between Logical and physical topologies

·         Explain a star topology

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 35-36

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 18

 
   

4

   

Network Topologies

 

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

·         Explain a

Mesh Topology

Tree Topology

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Working PC

·         Handouts

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 37-38

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 19

 
2.        APPLICATION AREAS OF NFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
 

6

 

1

   

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain Application areas of ICT

·         Financial system

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 37-39

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 27

 
   

2-3

   

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain application areas of ICT in common system

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 40-41

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 27

 
   

4

   

Application of ICT

 

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

·         Explain application areas of ICT in retail system

·         Explain application areas of ICT in Reservation system

 

Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 40-59

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 28

 
 

7

 

1

   

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain Application areas of ICT in Education

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 41-58

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 49

 
   

2-3

   

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain Application of ICT in Education System

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 41-58

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 50

 
   

4

   

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain Application areas of ICT in industrial System

 

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 41-58

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 39

 
8 Half Term
 

9

 

1

   

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain application areas of ICT in entertainment and virtual reality

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working Pc

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 61,64-65

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 51/55

 
   

2-3

   

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain application areas of ICT in marketing and law enforcement

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working Pc

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 63

 

 
   

4

   

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain application area of ICT in transportation system

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Working Pc

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44-46

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 47

 
   

1

 

 

 

Application areas of ICT

 

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

·         Explain Application areas of ICT in Library System

 

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Internet

·         Books

·         Journals

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44

 
  IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ON SOCIETY
 

10

 

2-3

   

Application areas of ICT in the society

 

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

·         Discuss effects on

(i)      Employment

(ii)     Automated production

 

·         Q/A demonstration practical

 

·         Letters

·         Working PC

·         Newspapers

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44

 
   

4

   

Impact of ICT in the society

 

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

·         Discuss effects if ICT on work’s health

·         State the characteristics of future trends in ICT

·         Discuss rapid evolution in ICT

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Handouts

·         Journals

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 60

 
 

11

 

1

   

Impact of ICT in the society

 

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

·         Discuss effects of ICT on

(i)      Environmental issues

(ii)     Cultural effects

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Handouts

·         Journals

·         Videos

·         Photographs

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 63

 
   

2-3

   

Evolution of computer systems

 

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

·         Discuss Artificial intelligence

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Class Register

·         Accounts book

·         Journals

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 52-53

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 81

 
   

4

   

Evolution of Computer systems

 

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

·         Explain expanded information superhighway

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         handouts

·         class register

·         accounts

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 79-80

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 4 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 2

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN ICT
WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
 

1

Reporting from home and settling for the first term work
 

2

 

1

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

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

·         Discuss the roles of a system analyst, a chief programmer

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Books

·          Journals

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 79

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 95

 
   

2-3

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

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

·         Discuss functions of computer programmer and d/b administrator

 

·         Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Newspapers

·         Realia

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 81

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 97

 
   

4

   

Career Opportunities in ICT

 

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

·         Discuss the functions of a s/w engineer and a computer engineer

 

·         Q/A demonstration Practical

 

·         Books

·         Working PC

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 80

 
 

3

 

1

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

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

·         Discuss the function of a web designer, web administrator and computer operator

 

 

·         Q/A demonstration Practical

 

·         Books

·         Handouts

·         Journals

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 81

 

 

 
   

2-3

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

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

·         Discuss the function of computer technician and data processing manager

 

Learner to

Q/A discussion

 

·         Books

·         Realia

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 78

 

 
   

4

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

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

·         Discuss other educational opportunities in the various institutions

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Books

·         Newspapers

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

 

 
 

4

 

1

   

Identification of further Educational opportunities

 

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

·         Explain the different courses offered in universities, polytechnics, middle level colleges

 

·         Q/A Discussion

 

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 106-110

 
   

2-3

   

Developing project using ms access  d/base

Description of a given system

 

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

·         Identify a problem

·         Definition of a problem

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Books

·         Sampled projects

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 106-112

 
   

4

   

Fact finding

 

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

·         Identify the number of manual documents that are needed for the system given

 

·         Q/A observation

 

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 106-120

 
 

5

 

1

 

   

Fact finding

 

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

·         Design a sample interview guideline for the system given

 

·         Q/A practical

 

·         Sampled projects

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

 
   

2-3

   

Fact finding

 

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

·         Design a sample questionnaire for the system giver

 

·         Q/A practical

 

·         Sampeled projects

·         books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 93-94

·         Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 122

 
   

4

   

System design

·         Preliminary design phase

 

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

·         Identify the flowchart symbols

·         Design a simple flowchart for the system

 

·         Q/A practical

 

·         Sampled projects

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 94-95

 

 
 

6

 

1

   

System design

·         Preliminary design phase

 

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

·         Design a complex flowchart for the system

 

·         Q/A practical

 

·         Sampled projects

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 94-95

 
   

2-3

   

Detailed design

 

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

·         Design the outputs for the system

 

 

Q/A practical

 

·         Sampled projects

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 94-95

 
   

4

   

Detailed design

 

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

·         Design input interface for the system

 

·         Q/A practical

 

·         Sampled projects

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 96-100

 
 

7

 

1

   

Files and data stores design

 

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

·         Design a database

 

·         Q/A practical

 

·         Sampled projects

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 100-101

 
   

2-3

   

Creating relationships

 

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

·         Create relationships

 

·         Q/A practical

 

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 103

 
   

4

   

Hardware and software requirements

 

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

·         Identify h/w and s/w requirements for the system

 

·         Q/A discussion

 

·         Books

·         Realia

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 103

 
 

9

 

1,2,3,4

   

Constructing information management system given

·         Designing inputs

 

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

·         Design inputs

 

·         practical

 

·         internet

·         sampled projects

·         books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 86-153

 
 

10

 

1,2,3,4

   

Designing outputs

 

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

·         Design outputs

 

·         practical

 

·         books

·         internet

·         sampled projects

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 86-153

 
 

11

     

·         Designing

 

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

·         Design various management systems

 

·         practical

 

·         Books

 

·         Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 86-153

 
12 1,2,3,4 Writing end of term exams
 

13

 

The school closes

   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 4 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 3

 

1

 

Reporting from home and settling for the third term work

 

2-3

 

POST MOCKS AND JOINTS

 

4-7

 

REVISION

 

7

 

K.C.S.E BEGINS

 

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