Topic: Word processing
Duration: 40 mins
Reference: Computer studies for primary school book 6
Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with computer networks
Objective: At the end of the lesson, pupils must be able know the meaning of word processing.
The term “word processing” was invented by IBM in the late 1960s. Word processing typically implies the presence of text manipulation functions that extend beyond a basic ability to enter and change text.
A text editor is a type of program used for editing plain text files. Word processors developed from early text formatting tools. Microsoft word is the most widely used computer word processing system.
Word processing software and packages
A word processor is a computer application used for the production (composition, editing, formatting and printing) of any sort of text based material.
Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils
Step II: Teacher introduces and explain new topic to pupils
Step III: Pupils are allowed to ask questions
Step IV: Teacher writes note on the boards for pupils
Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.
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