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Computer Science Fundamentals Unit 3 Course B Lesson 7: Programming with Rey and BB-8 (2018)

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Title:

Computer Science Fundamentals Unit 3 Course B Lesson 7: Programming with Rey and BB-8 (2018)

URL:

https://curriculum.code.org/csf-18/courseb/7/

Content Source:

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

In this lesson, students will use their newfound programming skills in more complicated ways to navigate a tricky course with BB-8.

With transfer of knowledge in mind, this lesson gives students a new environment to practice the skills that they have been cultivating. Star Wars fans will jump for joy when they see these puzzles. Each puzzle in this series has been added to provide a deeper understanding of the basic concepts that they will be using throughout the rest of this course.

Students will be able to:

- Sequence commands in a logical order.
- Recognize problems or "bugs" in a program and develop a plan to resolve the issues.

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Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
2) Order events into a logical sequence or algorithm.

Examples: Unplugged coding activities, sequence of instruction.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will identify and put in order the sequence of events related to a task.
  • will determine when a part of a task is not in the correct order.
  • will observe a sequence of events to identify a problem.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • sequence
  • tasks
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • sequence of events are important in certain tasks.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify the correct sequence of events for a specific task.
  • identify a part of a task that is in the incorrect order.
  • identify a problem within a sequence of tasks.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • the sequence of events is important to complete a specific task.
  • if the task identified does not work the sequence may not be correct.
  • they can change the sequence of events to correct a task.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
3) Construct elements of a simple computer program in collaboration with others.

Examples: Block programming, basic robotics, unplugged programming.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will use paper/pencil examples to determine the correct order of a task.
  • will understand that each piece of block code represents a single step or task.
  • will drag and drop pieces of block code to perform a task.
  • will use block code to operate simple robotic devices.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • blocks of programs associate with an action.
  • blocks of programs can be combined to create a set of actions or a task.
  • robotic devices can respond to blocks of programs.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • determine the order of paper/pencil pieces for a tasks.
  • understand that blocks of code represent an action.
  • drag and drop blocks of programming in online activities to complete tasks.
  • use blocks of programming to control robotic/digital devices.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • pieces of a task can be represented in parts by words or pictures.
  • code can be put together into blocks that can be manipulated.
  • blocks of code together create a task.
  • blocks of code can be used to operate robotic/digital devices.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
19) Identify and revise problem-solving strategies to solve a simple problem.

Examples: Scientific method, visual images or mind pictures, look for patterns, systematic list.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will find problems in my environment.
  • will ideate more than one solution to a problem.
  • will test my solutions to see if they work.
  • will present my solution.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • problem
  • strategy
  • solution
  • visualize
  • perspective
  • patterns
  • cause and effect
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to recognize a problem in their environment or in a story.
  • problems can be found anywhere.
  • they can use many strategies to find solutions, such as visualizing, changing perspective, finding patterns, and analyzing cause and effect.
  • there can be multiple solutions to one problem.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • find and define problems in a given context or scenerio such as story, video, in the classroom or school.
  • use multiple strategies to find solutions to a problem, for example: 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: algorithm, debug, problem solving, program
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