Parts of a Computer : Mouse Practice

Using an input device : the mouse

The mouse is a part of a computer which helps us to move objects around the screen.

It is an input device because we are feeding information to the computer.

Learning Objective : Recognise the mouse as an input device and be able to use it move objects around the screen.

Learning Outcome : Play Alphabet Monster on Digipuzzle, using the mouse to drag letters into the mouth in alphabetical order.

Skills : Mouse, click and drag

The Big Picture

What have we done? We have already been playing Type and Learn on Digipuzzle

What are we doing? We are going to recocgnise that a mouse is an input device

Where are we going? We will recognise other parts of a computer, input and output, storage and processing devices.

Why Alphabet Monster?

Because the student gets an opportunity to use a mouse and recognise it as an input device. The students get the opportunity to put the letters in alphabetical order.

Click here to play Alphabet Monster

Click Here to Play NumberTrack Alphabet Puzzle

Success Criteria

1. Recognise the mouse as an input device

2. Use the mouse to arrange alphabet letters in order

3. Feed the hungry monster and keep him happy

Socrative Plenary

If you are attending the live sessions, you will be asked to tell me how you did.

https://b.socrative.com/login/student/

Room Name : XFUTURE

Teachers Question : You can write anything about the lesson. It is your chance to feedback to the teacher.

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