- To recognise the parts of a computer
Pupils should be taught to:
- Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school
- Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content
Before the lesson
For pupils needing extra support: Regularly reiterate new vocabulary and get them to repeat it back. They can use post-it notes to support their spelling.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should annotate their drawings, describing what the mouse, This is the key on a computer keyboard that you press to produce all capital letters when you type until you turn it off again…. and screen do and explain that an iPad doesn’t need a mouse because it has a touch screen and An input device that allows a person to enter letters, numbers, and other symbols (called characters) into a computer…. built into the screen.