Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 3

Input devices


Subject: ICT

Class: Primary 3

Term: 1st Term

Topic: Input devices

Subtitle: Mouse

Learning Objectives:At the end of this this lesson,pupils should be able to:

  1. Identify the mouse
  2. Describe a computer mouse

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material: computer mouse

Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.



A computer mouse is a handheld hardware input device that controls a cursor in a graphical user interface(GUI) and can move and select text, icons, files, and folders on your computer. For desktop computers, themouse is placed on a flat surface (e.g., mouse pad or desk) in front of your computer.Today's mice have two buttons, the left button and right button, with a scroll wheelin between the two.

There are many types of mouse. Optical mouse, wireless mouse, mechanical mouse, trackball mouse.


Strategies& Activities:

Step1:Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step2:Teacher introduces the new topic.

Step3:Teacher explains the new topic.

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.

Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.

Assessment & Evaluation:

1. For desk top computer the mouse is placed on a surface called….

2. State three types of mouse

WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.


1. State two part a mouse

2. Draw a mouse

3. what’s the full meaning of GUI

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