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Code Builders Bundle

Original price was: $27.00.Current price is: $22.00.

Teach students how to follow and decompose algorithms with these Code Builder digital activities. 2 types of digital activities ask students to follow an algorithm to put a design together and then look at a pre-built design and type their own algorithm for it.

Use these activities as a lesson on understanding what an algorithm is, how to write one, follow one, and decompose one. I even included printable posters and vocabulary cards.

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Teach students how to follow and decompose algorithms with these Code Builder digital activities. 2 types of digital activities ask students to follow an algorithm to put a design together and then look at a pre-built design and type their own algorithm for it.

Use these activities as a lesson on understanding what an algorithm is, how to write one, follow one, and decompose one. I even included printable posters and vocabulary cards.

TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR EACH THEME:

2 Link to the Digital file (5 slides of Following and Algorithm, 5 Slides of Decomposing an Algorithm, and 2 Vocab Posters)

3 Algorithm poster (prints on standard printer paper)

4-5 Vocab words

6-7 Terms of Use and Credits

ISTE Standards

Strand: Computational Thinker

Standard: 5.a. formulate problem definitions suited for technology assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.

I Can Statements:

• I can follow an algorithm.

• I can create an algorithm.

• I can write a problem for the computer to

I highly recommend the picture book Kids Get Coding as an introduction to this topic for you and your students.

Product Terms:

Copyright © Brittany Washburn 2020. Purchasing this file entitles you to ONE classroom use. You may use this with multiple classes but may not share with any other teachers. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. If multiple licenses are needed for use my more than one teacher or in more than one computer lab, additional licenses are discounted.

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5 reviews for Code Builders Bundle

  1. Kim P. (verified owner)

    This was great for introducing my students to coding. I used it for individual students and had them work in whole group and as partners.

  2. Stacey H. (verified owner)

    These have been so helpful to my students and even myself to learn about algorithms. They are having so much fun that they don’t realize they are learning the beginning of coding.

  3. Katie L. (verified owner)

    This was a great resource for us to prepare to get into coding in a few weeks! Students loved building a turkey and following the steps for each page. I was able to make it into a Seesaw with ease, and create a recording of my voice for students who have reading difficulties. My students were asking for more by the end of class! Thank you!

  4. Jennifer W. (verified owner)

    Love these and the variety of activities! Such a great way for my students to practice following and algorithm and then also to break down and write an algorithm.

  5. Crystal G. (verified owner)

    I used this both with in class and remote learners. I used these with Seesaw and had students build and give directions for building their robot after we did some together. I can’t wait to try some of the other themed sets!

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