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Classroom Resource

Computer Science Discoveries Unit 2 Chapter 2 Lesson 13: RGB Colors and Classes

Subject Area

Digital Literacy and Computer Science

Grade(s)

6, 7, 8

Overview

This lesson covers classes and custom colors. The class first learns how to specify custom colors using RGB (red, green, blue) values, then applies these colors to a new Four Seasons web page, which uses CSS classes. Using classes, the class adds more styles to the Four Seasons web page, then uses them to style their personal websites.

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    DLCS18.6.R6

    Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

    Unpacked Content

    UP:DLCS18.6.R6

    Knowledge

    Students know:
    • feedback is important in a design process.

    Skills

    Students are able to:
    • create a multimedia artifact.
    • critique the work of others.
    • revise their work based on feedback received.

    Understanding

    Students understand that:
    • much like the writing process, design of a multimedia artifact nets the best results when creators have the opportunity to be given feedback and revise as needed.

    DLCS18.7.11

    Demonstrate positive, safe, legal, and ethical habits when creating and sharing digital content and identify the consequences of failing to act responsibly.

    Unpacked Content

    UP:DLCS18.7.11

    Knowledge

    Students know:
    • safe, legal, and ethical habits to use when creating and sharing digital content and that failing to do so can have negative consequences.

    Skills

    Students are able to:
    • use safe, legal, and ethical habits when creating and sharing digital content.
    • identify consequences of failing to use safe, legal, and ethical habits when creating and sharing digital content.

    Understanding

    Students understand that:
    • consequences exist for failing to use positive, safe, legal, and ethical habits when creating and sharing digital content.

    DLCS18.7.8

    Formulate a narrative for each step of a process and its intended result, given pseudocode or code.

    Unpacked Content

    UP:DLCS18.7.8

    Vocabulary

    • narrative
    • pseudocode

    Knowledge

    Students know:
    • that a narrative is a spoken or written account of events.

    Skills

    Students are able to:
    • identify the intended process in a given code or pseudocode.
    • convert given code or pseudocode to a narrative of expected behavior.

    Understanding

    Students understand that:
    • every line of code has an intended behavior.

    DLCS18.7.R6

    Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

    Unpacked Content

    UP:DLCS18.7.R6

    Knowledge

    Students know:
    • feedback is important in a design process.

    Skills

    Students are able to:
    • create a multimedia artifact.
    • critique the work of others.
    • revise their work based on feedback received.

    Understanding

    Students understand that:
    • much like the writing process, design of a multimedia artifact nets the best results when creators have the opportunity to be given feedback and revise as needed.

    DLCS18.8.R6

    Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

    Unpacked Content

    UP:DLCS18.8.R6

    Knowledge

    Students know:
    • feedback is important in a design process.

    Skills

    Students are able to:
    • create a multimedia artifact.
    • critique the work of others.
    • revise their work based on feedback received.

    Understanding

    Students understand that:
    • much like the writing process, design of a multimedia artifact nets the best results when creators have the opportunity to be given feedback and revise as needed.
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