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FORM 1-4 COMPUTER STUDIES SCHEMES OF WORK FOR TERM 1-3

COMPUTER FORM 1 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 1

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB-TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES TEACHING/LEARNING

ACTIVITIES

TEACHING/LEARNING

RESOURCES

REFERENCES REMARKS
 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

   

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. Chemwapg 1

·        Foundations of Computer studies by Pepelapg 3

 
 

2

 

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. Chemwapg 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 Pepelapg 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 Pepelapg 47

 
 

5

 

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.MburuG.Chemwapg 21-23

 
 

6

 

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.MburuG.Chemwapg 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 Pepelapg 25

 
 

7

 

1

   

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

 
 

8

 

1

   

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 Pepelapg 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 Pepelapg 23-25

 
COMPUTER SYSTEM
 

9

 

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 Pepelapg 68

 
 

10

 

1

   

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.MburuG.Chemwapg 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 Pepelapg 70

 
 

11

 

END TERM 1 EXAM

 

12

 

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
 

1

 

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 Pepelapg 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.MburuG.Chemwapg 40

·        Foundations of Computer studies by Pepelapg 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.MburuG.Chemwapg 41-43

 

 
 

3

 

1

   

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 Pepelapg 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

 

 
 

4

 

1

   

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 Pepelapg 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.MburuG.Chemwapg 48

 

 
 

5

 

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.MburuG.Chemwapg 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

 
 

6

 

1

   

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.MburuG.Chemwapg 51-60

·        Foundations of Computer studies by Pepelapg 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

 
 

7

 

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 Pepelapg 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

 
 

8

 

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.MburuG.Chemwapg 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 Pepelapg 101

 

 
 

9

 

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

 
 

10

 

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 Pepelapg 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 Pepelapg 101

 

 
 

11

 

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 Pepelapg 143-144

 
 

12

 

1

   

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

 

·        Classify software according to acquisition

 

Through brainstorming, classify software according to acquisition

 

·        Computer software’s

 

·        Foundations of Computer studies by Pepelapg 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 Pepelapg 143-144

 

 
 

13

 

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 Pepelapg 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 Pepelapg 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.MburuG.Chemwapg 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 Pepelapg 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 Pepelapg 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.MburuG.Chemwapg 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

 
 

6

 

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

 
 

7

 

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

 
 

8

 

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

 
 

9

 

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

 
 

10

 

1

   

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 Pepelapg 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

 
 

4

 

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

 
 

5

 

1

   

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.JohnOnunga 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.JohnOnunga 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 3 page 43-45

·        Computer studies by Onunga and Shah page 61

 
   

3-4

 

Data processing

 

ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING MODES

 

Bythe 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 3 page 122

 

 
   

2

 

PROGRAMMING

 

Visual basic toolbox

 

Bythe 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 ChemwaBk 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 msaccess  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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