Coding meets social studies vocabulary instruction with VoCode! Integrate those robots you have (or turn students into robots) to complete these coding challenges. 3 Options for the activities mean that you can use this with ANY movable Bots and ANY grade level of students.
6/3/20 Now includes six digital slides for each set that can be used in Google Slides or PowerPoint!
This set includes all of the SOCIAL STUDIES topics:
- Fire Safety
- Map Symbols
- 50 State Shapes
- Biomes and Habitats
How to Use:
- The most straightforward way to use these activities is to have students program their bot to go to one term at a time.
- To add a challenge, give students multiple stopping points for their path.
- This might mean choosing 5 cards from the pile and that is the order in which they need to write their program.
- Add levels of complexity by requiring students to program in “jumping over” pieces or spaces, and “collecting” and “discarding” the pieces they picked from the pile.
- Due to the factor of choice in these activities, there are no answer keys. Have students check each other.
Table of Contents for each topic (page numbers may vary):
2-4: How to Use and Teacher Guide
5-10: Vocabulary for these activities
11-14: Task cards and recording sheet
15-18: Bot size cards
19-28: Life size cards
29-31: No Bot option
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