COMPUTER GAMES

SUBJECT: COMPUTER STUDIES

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 6

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: COMPUTER GAMES

  • Define Computer Game
  • List Computer Game; Mario, Education, Brick game

ENABLE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:

  1. Define Computer  Game
  2. List types of Computer game

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Computer
  • Projector
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers.
  • The Students will be taken to the Computer laboratory for practice

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Lagos State Scheme of work
  • Online Materials.
  • Computer Studies for Primary Schools.

                           MODULE   CONTENT

A computer game is a software that allows one to interact with objects displayed on a computer screen

A Computer game can be called a PC game. A computer game is a game that is played on a personal computer (PC) and not a video game console like play station. Computer game is mostly used by people for entertainment and relaxation.

A player of the computer game can make use of a mouse, keyboard, joystick, game pad, or virtual reality (VR).                                                                                          

EXAMPLES OF COMPUTER GAMES ARE:

  • Scrabble
  • Solitaire
  • Mario
  • Prince
  • Test drive
  • Digital puzzle
  • Dave

TYPES OF GAMES

  • EDUCATIONAL GAMES: help with the learning process. Games like question and answer game, quiz fall here.
  • SPORTS GAMES: these game try to imitate real professional athletes and how they move. Examples of sport games are basketball game, volley ball game, football game.
  • SIMULATIONS GAMES: it involve taking control of real-world vehicles, including tanks, ships, and aircraft. You learn how to control these vehicles.  Simulation games are used to train professionals.
  • ADVENTURE GAMES:  this is a mission game, which the player have to figure out ways on how to complete the mission. It is usually a single player game.
  • MASSIVELY MULTIPLAYER ONLINE (MMO) GAMES: it is played over a LAN (local area network) or via the Internet. Players use a network and interact with other players in the virtual game room. You can play against people from all over the world.
  • REAL-TIME STRATEGY (RTS): it is a very strategical game and is based on two teams fighting each other in order to destroy the enemy’s main building and troops.
  • PUZZLE GAME: These are brain games, with no action involved. There are many levels, from beginner to expert, and games usually have coloured shapes and simple actions.
  • STEALTH SHOOTER GAME: stealth are used to defeat your enemies. They are war games or spy-based games.
  • COMBAT GAME:  you fight one on one with opponents, up close and personal like mortal combat game.
  • ACTION GAME:  It is a fast-paced game where Challenges are completed by fighting with enemies. You use a character of your choice to represent yourself and jump into the action and you need to be fast and have good control.

IMPORTANCE OF COMPUTER GAMES

  • Entertainment
  • Educational
  • Recreational
  • Relaxation
  • It  improves  children cognitive skills
  • It improve hand and eye coordination
  • It improve their mental alertness and activeness
  • It gives the children morals to overcome different challenges that comes to them.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson.
  • The Teacher introduces the topic.
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

CONCLUSION: the teacher sum up the lesson.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What is a computer game?
  • Mention three examples of computer game.

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