2R 19.05.20 To identify the purpose of computer parts

Last week, we labelled different parts of a computer and identified items within our homes and the environment that were computerised. Let’s play a game to refresh our memory.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbhgjxs/articles/z9myvcw

Today, we are going to learn how the different parts help the computer to function. Click on the link below and play the matching game. Once you have matched a pair, click on them to find out their job.

https://matchthememory.com/computermatch

Please answer the questions below. You will find all the information to do so in the matching game above.

What is a cursor and what is it used for?

What is a mouse and what is it used for?

Why would I use headphones when using a computer?

33 thoughts on “2R 19.05.20 To identify the purpose of computer parts

  1. The cursor is the arrow that moves around on the screen when you use the mouse and you use It to select something.
    A mouse is an input device, it controls the cursor. We use the mouse to move the cursor to select.
    We can use headphones to listen to music or sounds on the computer.

  2. Headphone are used to listen
    Mouse are used to click and drag
    A cursor indicator used to show current position for
    Interaction on a computer monitor or other display device

  3. Cursor
    Usually a small arow on the sceen that moves when you move the mouse.
    Moitor
    The sceen that shows you what you doing.
    Keyboard
    This is were all the letters,numbers,and other buttons are located.
    Headphons
    Wear your headphonsto listen to website and program instruction.
    Mouse
    A little divice that you move with your hands which then moves the cursor on the screen.
    Computer
    An electronic machine that can process data.

    • Good girl Ling. Super answers. Did you play the game? Remember to use the correct spellings please. They are on the cards that you turn over.

      device arrow screen

  4. a curser is a arrow you use to press on buttons. a mouse is used by your hand to move the curser. you can use headphones on a computer to listen to sounds.

  5. A cursor is an arrow that moves around when you move the mouse and it is used to make a selection.
    A mouse is an input device and it controls the cursor. We use it to click and move the cursor to make a selection.
    We use headphones so that no one else can hear and we cam listen to music or any sound on the computer

    • Wow! Mohammed you have understood your computing task well today and you’ve used some great vocabulary. I particularly like your second answer about the mouse input devise and it controls the curser. Good boy!👏🏻

  6. A cursor is for selecting things and it looks like an arrow.
    A mouse is used to control the cursor and it is an input device.
    I would use a headphone so I can listen music and play games without disturbing any one.

  7. Why would I use headphones when using a computer?
    You yous headphones to listen to your friend or a video game and even music.
    What is a mouse and what is it used for?
    It is you”s’ed for moving things and searching.
    What is a cursor and what is it used for?
    A cursor is an arrow used to click on buttons on the computer screen and you always I think yous it.

  8. The cursor is used to point on the screen so you can open software or files.
    The mouse is an input device and moves the cursor on the screen.
    The headphones are an output device so you can listen to the computer without other people listening.

  9. You would use headphones to privately listen to stuff.
    A mouse is an input device that will let you control the cursor on the screen.
    A cursor lets you click on Sunday to open the stuff you need to open.

  10. What is a cursor and what is it used for?
    A cursor is an arrow used to click on buttons on the computer screen.

    What is a mouse and what is it used for?
    A mouse is a part of the computer and we hold it to control the cursor.

    Why would I use headphones when using a computer?
    We use the headphones so we can listen to things on the computer and no one else I can hear it..

  11. Good morning Mrs Penavega/Mrs Browning
    You would use headphones to listen.
    A cursor is an indicator used to show the current position for user interaction on a computer monitor or other display device that will respond to input from a text input or pointing device.
    The mouse cursor is also called a pointer, owing to its resemblance in usage to a pointing stick.

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