Coding meets ELA instruction with VoCode! Integrate those robots you have (or turn students into robots) to complete these 9 Popular Fables coding challenges. 3 Options for the activities mean that you can use this with ANY movable Bots and ANY grade level of students.
This set includes 9 Fables:
- Belling the Cat
- The Lion and the Mouse
- The Ant and the Grasshopper
- The Boy who Cried Wolf
- The Fisherman and the Little Fish
- The Goose with the Golden Egg
- The Tortoise and the Hare
- The Wind and the Sun
- The Town Mouse and Country Mouse
*Please note that you’ll have to find the actual fable stories separately. The stories do not come with this set.
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.
What is Included with this Purchase
A zipped folder with the following contents:
Teacher Instructions PDF that includes vocab cards, directions, programming arrows, and recording sheets.
1 PDF for each Fable with the task cards and cards for the robot mats. (9 PDF files)
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