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The Keyboard

  1. 1. IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY COLLEGE D. Savio St., Better Living Subd., Parañaque City Quarter: 1st Week #: 02 Date: June 29 – July 3, 2009 Title of the lesson: The Keyboard Level: Computer Literacy for Grade 1 I. Objectives At the end of a 40-min. period, the students are expected to achieve the following objectives with 85% accuracy. a. Define what a keyboard is, b. Identify the parts of the keyboard, c. Use the keys of the keyboard appropriately. II. Subject Matter A. Value Focus: Appreciate the use of the keyboard in making our work easier B. Reference: Keyboarding Courseware C. Tools and Materials: NSS, Computers, PowerPoint Presentation, Hand-outs III. Procedure 1. Preliminary Activities  Checking of attendance 2. Motivation • Teacher will do the following: o Play the game entitled: WORD HUNT MECHANICS • The class will be divided into 2 groups. • Each group will have a representative. • Teacher will post the name KEYBOARD in the screen of the students. • Tell the students to think words inside the word KEYBOARD. • The group representative will list the words in the whiteboard • The more words they can think of, the more chances of winning the game. IV. Presentation 1. Discussion • Teacher will do the following: • Distribute hand-outs to the students. • Show and discuss the contents of the hand-outs: KEYBOARDING. WHAT IS A KEYBOARD? • Is a main input device for most computers • It is used to type letters, numbers, and symbols and give commands to the computer. 1
  2. 2. IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY COLLEGE D. Savio St., Better Living Subd., Parañaque City WHAT ARE THE PARTS OF THE KEYBOARD • Typewriter Area or Alphanumeric Keys - The largest and most commonly used part. It contains letters, numbers, symbols, and special keys used for keying data and commands. It means ALPHAbet and NUMbers. • Function Keys - Includes ESC, F1 to F12, Print Screen, Scroll lock and Pause/Break. It contains keys that have a special function depending on the software that is used. • Cursor Keys or Arrow Keys - The four directional keys. It moves the position of the cursor on the monitor, Up, Down, Left or Right. • Numeric keypad - Calculator-like keypad. It contains number keys and operation keys FUNCTION KEYS NUMERIC TYPEWRITER CURSOR KEYS WHAT DO KEYS DO? SPACEBAR – makes space. ENTER KEY – move the cursor to the next line. SHIFT KEY – make a CAPITAL LETTER when a key and the SHIFT key are pressed at the same time BACKSPACE – delete a letter by moving the cursor to the next line. 2
  3. 3. IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY COLLEGE D. Savio St., Better Living Subd., Parañaque City PROPER POSITION OF HANDS WHEN TYPING • Home Row keys – the keys where most of the fingers rest on. V. Generalization • Teacher will ask the following questions: o What is a keyboard? o Enumerate the parts of the keyboard. VI. Assignment • Be ready for a quiz next meeting. Prepared by: Noted by: Ms Juvelyn P. Villareal Ms Gina E. Navarro Computer Teacher Subject Area Head 3