SUBJECT: INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
TERM: 1ST TERM
CLASS: PRIMARY 4
Definition of printers
Types of printers
Uses of printers
At the end of this lesson, Pupils should be able to:
Define the term printers
List Types of printers
Mention the Uses of printers
TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS
Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
Lagos State Scheme of work
Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Computer Studies (MIDDLE BASIC)
Computer Studies for Primary School
A printer is an output device that is used to print result of process data such as text, picture on a sheet of paper (Hard copy).
TYPES OF PRINTERS
Printers are classified into Impact Printer and non-impact printer.
IMPACT PRINTER: this type of printer is slow and noisy. It works by banging a head or needle against an ink ribbon to make a mark on the paper. Examples of impact printers are Line printers, Dot – Matrix printers, etc.
Non – Impact printer: this type of printer do not make noise. It does not use any striking device to produce text, symbols on the paper. Examples of non – impact printers are inkjet printers and laser printers.
USES OF COMPUTER PRINTERS
Used for domestic and industrial purposes.
Used as copying machines.
Printers are used to print texts, figures and symbols on a sheet of paper.
The Teacher revises the previous lesson .
The Teacher introduces the topic:
She/he explains the examples printers.
She/he explains the types of printers.
Teacher leads pupils to mention the uses of printer.
List the two types of printers.
—————– is used to display processed data on sheet of paper.
Mention three uses of computer.
CONCLUSION: the teacher sums up the lesson.
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