Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Word Processing


Subject: Information Computer Technology�

Term: 1st Term

Class: Primary 6

Topic: Word Processing

Behavioural Objectives:� At the end of the lesson, Pupils should be able to:

i.) Identify word a word processor

ii.) Mention types of word


A functional computer system

Reference Materials

Lagos state scheme of work,

Online information

Relevant materials

Pupils textbook

Behavioral Objectives: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes


Word �processor

A word processor is a device or computer program that provides for input, editing, formatting and output of text, often with some additional features. Early word processors were stand-alone devices dedicated to the function, but current word processors are word processor programs running on general purpose computers

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Microsoft word is a word processing package or software. It comes in what can be compared to different books otherwise called documents. More than sixteen documents can be opened at once provided the computer has enough memory. Each document in MICROSOFT word has several pages.


  1. Boot the computer

(Wait and ensure you are on the desk top screen)

  1. Hold your mouse
  2. Move the pointer to start and click

(Start menu appears)

  1. Move the pointer to programs

(List of programs will appear)

  1. Move your pointer to programs and click

(Microsoft word screen appears as shown below)


Word screen has different parts. Some of these parts are outlined below.

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WordPad is a basic word processor that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows from Windows 95 onwards. It is more advanced than Microsoft Notepad but simpler than Microsoft Word and the discontinued Microsoft Works. It replaced Microsoft Write.

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WordPerfect is a word processing application, now owned by Corel, with a long history on multiple personal computer platforms. At the height of its popularity in the 1980s and early 1990s, it was the dominant player in the word-processor market, displacing the prior market leader WordStar.

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(i).Identify a word processor

(ii).Mention types of word

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

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