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POINT FORTIN WEST SECONDARY SCHOOL

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT


LESSON PLAN

TEACHERS NAME: Carla Lewis

SUBJECT: Information Technology

DATE: Thursday 17th September 2015

CLASS:

TIME: 6th and 7th period

LENGTH OF PERIOD:

Syllabus:

12:45 1:55

Form 4 Group 1

70 mins

CSEC Information Technology

Unit Title:

Fundamentals of software

Lesson 3:

Systems Software

RESOURCES
Teacher Resources

Laptop

Projector

Power point presentation

Quizz

Student resources

Laptops/tablets

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE - Students should:

Have research skills


Know how to use a web browser
Know the what is application software
Know the two types of software
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OBJECTIVES
Cognitive

Psychomotor

At the end of the lesson Form 4 students


will:
1. Explain orally the relationship
between systems software,
application software and hardware
devices when asked.

Affective

At the end of the lesson Form 4


students will:
1. Have participated in class
discussions (responding to
phenomena)
2. Have made a presentation to the
class(responding to phenomena)

2. Present to the class their


understanding of a type of system
software given a particular
presentation technique

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY with Objective


Cognitive
1.

2.

Explain orally the


relationship between
systems software,
application software and
hardware devices when
asked.
Present to the class their
understanding of a type of

Assessment Strategy

Activity:

Questioning

Affective

1. Have participated in
class discussions
(responding to
phenomena)

Assessment Strategy

Activity: Observation

Activity: Observation
Activity: Oral Presentation

2. Have made a
presentation to the
class(responding to
phenomena)
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system software given a


particular presentation
technique
Set Induction

3 mins
Problem solving exercise: Teacher asks for six volunteers and separates them in two groups of three. The first group
is asked to give a message to the second group but they cannot communicate them. Group one is asked to find a
solution to the problem.

Description of Teaching/Learning Activities:


Teacher Activities

Teacher engages students in


discussion about the set induction
.i.e. the relationship between
systems software, application
software and hardware devices.
Teacher asks the class to get into
their groups. Each group will be
assigned a type of system software
to research. One group will be asked
to research the functions of OS

Student Expected Activities

Intelligence
being
developed
VL

Est. time to
complete

10 mins

Students participate in the discussion


and answer questions given. Students
will make notes when necessary

Students will conduct their research on


their given topic

Inter

20 mins

Groups will present their findings using


four different presentation techniques:
1. The sales man (Operating systems)

BK

15 mins

2. Question and answer (Utilities)


3. Acting it out (translators)
4. Graphic organizer (Funcs of O.S.)
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Teacher will show students a


PowerPoint presentation on functions
of an O.S.
Mini quiz: Using a quiz in PowerPoint
format the teacher will quiz students
on the system software.

Students will view the presentation and


make notes.

Students will participate in the quiz by


answering questions

VS
VL

5 mins
15 mins

END OF LESSON ACTIVITIES


Closure to lesson: 2 mins
T.S. (Transition Statement):

In todays class, we found out that there are three types of system software: Operating systems utilities program
and translators. We also found out about the different functions of an O.S.
B.S. (Bridging Statement):

In our next class, we will look at one of the functions of an operating system.
Multiple Intelligences
VS: Visual Spatial
VL: Verbal Linguistic
Inter: Interpersonal Intra: Intrapersonal BK: Body/ Kinesthetic
LM: Logic/Mathematical
M: Musical
N: Naturalistic
E: Existential

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