Longhorn Form 1 Computer Studies Schemes of Work Term 3 2020/2021

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Longhorn Secondary and Foundations of Computer Studies Form 1 Computer Studies Schemes of work Term 3 2020/2021
OPERATING SYSTEM (OS)
WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB-TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/ TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
 1   1   DEFINITION OF AN OPERATING SYSTEM By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able:
Illustrate an operating system as a supervisor of hardware and application software
Learner to:
Identify operating system used by the computer
Charts
Computer
Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg. 82
Foundations of Computer Studies by Pepela Pg.155
 
 2-3     Identify parts of OS Through brainstorming describe parts of the OS Charts
Computer
Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.82
Foundations of Computer Studies by Pepela Pg.155
 
 2   1   FUNCTIONS OF AN OPERATING SYSTEM List devices under the OS Through questions and answers, list devices under control of the OS Flash cards Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G.Chemwa 
Pg.83-85
 
 2-3   DEVICES UNDER THE OPERATING SYSTEM State functions of an OS in resource management  Through brainstorming, state functions of the OS Computer
Operating system
Software
Gateway Secondary revision by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.87  
 3   1   TYPES OF OPERATING SYSTEM List the types of OS List and describe types of operating system PC's loaded with different operating systems, pupils book part 3, 4 Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.83-85  
 2-3     Describe:
Single program and multitasking OS
Draw a summary diagram of various operating system types PC's loaded with different operating systems, pupils book part 3, 4 Foundations of Computer Studies by Pepela Pg. 170  
 4  1     Describe:
Multi-user and single user operating system.
Draw a summary diagram of various operating system types Chart Foundations of Computer Studies by Pepela Pg.170  
2-3     Command line, menu driven and graphical user interface operating system Draw a summary diagram of various operating system types Chart Gateway Secondary revision by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.90-91  
5 1   HOW OPERATING SYSTEMS ORGANIZE INFORMATION State and explain factors that dictate file organization Identify features on windows desktop PC's loaded with any version of windows Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg. 89-94  
2-3     Describe files, folder and drivers
State Microsoft Windows
Identify features on windows desktop PC's loaded with any version of windows Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa 89-94  
6 1   MANAGING FILES AND FOLDERS Distinguish between folders and directory
Draw directory (folder) tree
Create folder in both graphical user interface and MS-DOS Flash cards Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.95-97  
2-3   MANAGING FILES AND FOLDERS Create new files and folders
Identify parts of an application window
  Flash cards Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.95-97  
 7  1     Save changes to a file
Rename files or folders
Copy, move, sort files and folders
Save changes to a file, rename files and folders Personal computer loaded with any version of windows Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.95-97  
2-3     Manipulate files and folders using shortcut menu, drag and drop, selecting multiple files and folders
Searching for files and folders
In groups of two, manipulate files and folders using shortcut menu, drag and drop.
Selecting multiple files and folders
Searching for files and folders
Personal computer loaded with any version of windows Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.90  
8 1   DISK MANAGEMENT USING WINDOWS Format disk 
Back-up data
Format disk
Back-up data
Personal computer loaded with any version of windows Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg. 106-113  
2-3     Scan problems related to a disk
Defragment a disk
Use scan disk to detect disk errors
Defragment a disk
Floppy diskette
Flash disk
Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg. 106-113  
9 1     Compress files within a disk
Scan a disk for virus
Compress a disk Floppy diskette
Flash disk
Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa  106-113  
2-3     Create/Restore back-up data
Create start-up disk
Partition disk
Partition a disk Un partition
Hard disk
Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg. 106-113  
10 1   INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURING AN OERATING SYSTEM Know installation requirements List installation requirements
Describe the listed installation requirements
Personal computer without an operating system Longhorn Secondary by S. Mburu and G. Chemwa Pg.114-117  
2-3     Install OS With the help of the teacher install the operating system Installation and start-up disk
Manufactures documentations
Foundations of Computer Studies by Pepela Pg. 170  
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