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SAN FERNANDO WEST SECONDARY SCHOOL

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT


LESSON PLAN

TEACHERS NAME: Leena Balkaran

SUBJECT: Information Technology

DATE: 11th September 2014

CLASS: Form 4 Group 5/ Form 4 Group 2

TIME: 08:55 am 10:10am

LENGTH OF PERIOD: 75 mins

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

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE - Students should:

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.

Work together with their peers

2.

Participate willingly on given task

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)

1. Activity 1 Oral assessment

2. Explain what decimal


numbers are.

2. Activity 2 Oral Assessment

3. Illustrate how decimal

3. Activity 3 Written Assessment

1. Work together with their

peers

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2. Participate willingly on given


task

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

Student Expected 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
answer or answers.
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.

VS, LM, BK,


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.

VS, LM, BK,


Inter

10 mins

10. Teacher walks around the computer lab and


looks at each student work individually and
corrects their work.

10. Students are expected to cooperate with the teacher.

11. Teacher distributes an activity sheet on


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

11. Students are expected to work individually on the


activity sheet.

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5 mins

VS, LM, BK,


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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