Std – 8

FIRST TERM

1. Introduction to Microcomputers (Chapter – 2) [Introductory definition and example only]
a. Concept and idea of CU, ALU & MU
b. The BUS and its types (definition and example only)

2. Memories (Chapter – 3) [Introductory definition and example only]
a. RAM & ROM
b. Secondary Storage Devices
• Floppy Disc, HDD & Drives
• Optical Storage, CD-ROMS

3. Input Devices (Chapter – 4) [Introductory definition and example only]
a. Trackball, Light Pen, Touch Screen
b. Document Reading Devices
• MICR, OMR, OCR, Bar Codes & Readers

4. Number System (Chapter – 9)
a. Binary & Decimal No. System (Concept & Definition only)
b. Octal & Hexadecimal No. Systems (Concept & Definition only)
• Conversions from Bin to Dec and vice-versa
• Conversions from Decimal to Octal and vice-versa
• Conversion from Decimal to Hexa and vice-versa
(Do not introduce conversion from Hex to Oct, or Bin and vice-versa)

5. Programming in BASIC (Chapter – 13, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19) (Review)
a. BASIC – System & Programming Commands
b. Constants, Variables & Expressions
c. Print & Input Commands
d. Decision Making
e. FOR…NEXT
f. Programs based on FOR…NEXT (without using range)
• Factorial – Concept, definition & Program
• Factors – Concept, definition & Program
• Display, Square of each factor, Sum of factors, Product of Factors, Number of factors
• Prime numbers
• Perfect Numbers

SECOND TERM

1. Revision of Topic 5 from 1st Term
2. WHILE…WEND
3. Advanced Flowcharts using Decision making and Loops (Chapter – 10)
4. READ and DATA (Chapter – 20)
a. READ and DATA commands
b. RESTORE command
c. Programs based on READ, DATA & RESTORE

5. Arrays using DIM statement
a. Concept of subscript and subscripted variable
b. DIM Command
c. Entry of elements, Display in normal order and reverse order
d. Sum, Product and average of array elements
e. Sum, product, average of even /odd elements in an array
f. Displaying last digit of every array element
g. Linear Search only
h. Frequency of a number entered by user within an array

FINAL TERM

1. Software (Chapter – 6) (Definition and example only)
a. System software
• Operating Systems
• Translators – Compiler, Interpreter & Assembler
• Utility Programs
b. Application Software
c. Programming Languages

2. String Manipulation (Chapter – 23)
a. Concept of string constants and string variables
b. String functions
• LEN, LEFT$, RIGHT$, MID$,
• ASCII Codes
• STR$, ASC, CHR$, VAL
c. Programming in Strings
• Entry of a word and display multiple times
• Input multiple words and display length of each
• Input a word and display Patterns using LEFT$, RIGHT$, MID$ (Left aligned patterns only)
• Frequency of a character within a string
• Counting vowels within a string
• Frequency of vowels within a string
• Concatenation of two or more strings
• Splitting a string into two parts from a specified position
• Reverse printing of a word entered by the user(without using concatenation)

Comments
  1. Kalpana Shekhar says:

    Thanks ! Can you post programs based on WHILE…WEND ,READ…DATA & RESTORE on site . Many pograms are not done in class and when it comes for exam then our sir claims that it has been covered in class and so we have to face a lot of problems . It will be very easy for us to get programs readymade .PLEASE !!!!!!!!!

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