Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Word processing steps.

Week 9

Subject: Computer

Topic: Word processing steps.

Reference: Computer studies for primary schools book 6.

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with word processing.

Objective: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Know how to load a package.
  2. Create a document.
  3. Edit and save a document.


Loading a package: we load a word processing package as follows:

  1. Clicking with the mouse on the Icon of the package and pressing the enter key on the keyboard.
  2. Or we double click on the Icon of the package.

Creating a document

Once the package is loaded, we begin to type in the document from the cursor point.

Editing a document

This involves the design of a document to make it very presentable and readable. Some sentences are made bold, italicized, underlined, spell-checked etc.

Saving a document

While typing or when we finish typing in our document, it is advisable to save our work, so that we can retrieve it when we want it again. Without saving, our work can be lost if voltage or power is out unless there is UPS connected to the system. To save, we click on the file menu and click on the Save As option.


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


  1. Explain how a package is loaded?
  2. How do you edit a document?
  3. Explain how a document is saved?

Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.

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