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Digital Literacy and Computer Science (2018) Grade(s): 6


Identify algorithms that make use of sequencing, selection or iteration.

COS Examples

Examples: Sequencing is doing steps in order (put on socks, put on shoes, tie laces); selection uses a Boolean condition to determine which of two parts of an algorithm are used (hair is dirty? True, wash hair; false, do not); iteration is the repetition of part of an algorithm until a condition is met (if you’re happy and you know it clap your hands, when you’re no longer happy you stop clapping).

Unpacked Content


Students know:
  • differences between the three basic programming structures.


Students are able to:
  • explain the differences in sequencing, selection, and iteration.


Students understand that:
  • differences exist in sequencing, selection, and iteration.


algorithm sequence selection iteration