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Computer Science Fundamentals Unit 2 Course A Lesson 12: Ocean Scene with Loops (2018)

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Title:

Computer Science Fundamentals Unit 2 Course A Lesson 12: Ocean Scene with Loops (2018)

URL:

https://curriculum.code.org/csf-18/coursea/12/

Content Source:

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Students learn to draw images by looping simple sequences of instructions. Loops are used to create patterns. At the end of this stage, students will be given the opportunity to create their own images using loops. This lesson gives a different perspective on how loops can create things in programming. Students can also reflect on the inefficiency of programming without loops in this lesson because of how many blocks the program would require without the help of repeat loops.

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Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
1) List the sequence of events required to solve problems.

Examples: Tying shoes, making a sandwich, brushing teeth.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will identify the order of events related to a specific task.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • sequence
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • certain tasks require a specific sequence.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • tell the order of events for specific task.
  • identify what comes next for specific tasks.
  • identify a step that is not in the correct order.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • the order of events is important.
  • events are made up of several different steps.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
10) Collect data and organize it in a chart or graph collaboratively.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will work collaboratively to collect data and create graphs or charts.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • graph
  • spreadsheet
  • data
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • data can be collected in various ways.
  • results of data can be depicted in various ways.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • collect data using simple methods such as tally sheets, paper squares, voting.
  • as a group build simple graphs on paper.
  • as a group enter simple data into a spreadsheet.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • data can be collected in various ways.
  • results of data can be shared in various ways such as graphs, picture charts.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
13) Use a design process in a guided setting to create an artifact or solve a problem.

Example: Problem - understanding locations on the school campus. Solution - draw paper or digital maps of the school.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will find and present solutions to problems.
  • will use different ways to find solutions.
  • will test possible solutions.
    Teacher Vocabulary:
    • define
    • strategy
    • visualize
    • perspective
    • pattern
    • cause
    • effect
    Knowledge:
    Students know:
    • solving a problem starts with finding and understanding the problem.
    • there can be more than one idea for a solution.
    • some ideas may or may not work.
    Skills:
    Students are able to:
    • find and define problems in a given context or scenerio such as story, video, in the classroom or school when given support and guidance from an adult.
    • use multiple strategies to find solutions to a problem when given support and guidance from an adult, such as visualizing, changing perspectives, finding patterns, stating cause and effect.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • they can solve problems in their home, classroom, and school.
    • there is more than one way to think through a solution to a problem.
    Tags: debug, decompose, loops, patterns, problem solving, programming, sequence
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