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# SAN FERNANDO WEST SECONDARY SCHOOL

LESSON PLAN

## Syllabus: CSEC Information Technology

Unit Title: Fundamentals of Hardware and Software
Lesson 1: Converting Decimal Numbers to Binary Numbers

RESOURCES
Teacher Resources

Student resources

Laptop
Projector

Notebooks
Calculator

## Be familiar with number bases

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OBJECTIVES
Cognitive
At the end of the lesson students will:

Psychomotor
At the end of the lesson students should
be able to:

## 1. Explain what Base 2 numbers are.

(Understanding)

Affective
At the end of the lesson students will be able to:
1.

2.

## 2. Explain what decimal numbers are.

3. Illustrate how decimal numbers are
converted to a binary number. (Applying)
4. Illustrate how decimal numbers are
converted to a binary number. (Applying)
ASSESSMENT STRATEGY with Objective
Cognitive

Assessment Strategy

Affective

## 1. Explain what Base 2 numbers

are. (Understanding)

numbers are.

peers

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## 2. Participate willingly on given

Assessment Strategy

## numbers are converted to a

binary number. (Applying)
4. Illustrate how decimal
numbers are converted to a
binary number. (Applying)

## 4. Activity 4 Written Assessment

Set Induction
Teacher instructs students to engage in a quick talk with the person next to them about how they think data is represented on the computer. 2 mins
Description of Teaching/Learning strategies:
Teacher Activities

## 1. Teacher explains to the class how data is

represented on the computer by using a power
point presentation.

## 1. Students are expected to listen attentively and take

notes in their notebooks.

## 2. Teacher introduces number bases to the class

and the term Binary

## 2. Students are expected to listen attentively and take

notes in their notebooks.

## 3. Teacher illustrates by using an example on the

whiteboard how to convert a decimal number
to a Binary number.

## 3. Students are expected to listen attentively and take

down the example in their notebooks.

Intelligence
being developed
VL, Inter

Est. time to
complete
3 mins

VL, LM

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5 mins
VS, BK

5 mins

## 4. Teacher writes two decimal numbers on the

whiteboard and instructs students to convert it
to a Binary number.

## 4. Students are expected to work with their peers on

converting the decimal number to a binary number
and ask the teacher for assistance if necessary.

## 5. Teacher walks around the computer lab and

looks at each student work individually and
corrects their work.

## 5. Students are expected to cooperate with the teacher

6. Teacher asks the class how they think a Binary 6. Students are expected to participate by giving an
number can be converted to a decimal
number.
7. Teacher applauds the student/students who
give the correct response.

10 mins
VS, BK

5 mins

## VS, LM, Inter

2 mins

VS, LM
7. Students are expected to participate in the applause.

1 min

8. Teacher illustrates by using an example on the 8. Students are expected to listen attentively and take
whiteboard how to convert a binary number to
down the example in their notebooks.
a decimal number.

Inter

5 mins

## 9. Teacher writes two binary numbers on the

board and instructs the students to convert
them to a decimal number.

## 9. Students are expected to work with their peers on

converting the decimal number to a binary number
and ask the teacher for assistance if necessary.

Inter

10 mins

## 10. Teacher walks around the computer lab and

looks at each student work individually and
corrects their work.

## 11. Teacher distributes an activity sheet on

converting decimal numbers to Binary and
converting Binary numbers to decimal.

activity sheet.

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5 mins

Inter

20 mins

## END OF LESSON ACTIVITIES

Closure to lesson:
T.S. (Transition Statement): In today's class we looked at converting decimal numbers to Binary and converting Binary numbers to decimal
numbers. (1min)
B.S.(Bridging Statement): In our next lesson we will be looking at representing positive and negative numbers (1min)

Multiple Intelligences
http://www.tecweb.org/styles/gardner.html
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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