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Created
3 years ago
Last Updated
2 months ago
Description
Everyone can master the art of programming. This 7th-8th Grade unit will expose students to the basic understanding of what a computer and computer programming entails. Students will begin the lesson with the fundamentals of a computer. Then it will briefly compare academic writing to computer programming. The lesson will then continue with a fun interactive model of actual programming. Finally, the unit will wrap up with students writing their first code,
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Standards

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Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies
K-12 Subjects
  • Mathematics
  • History/Social Science
Grade Levels
  • 7
  • 8

What's a Computer?

Writing Versus Programming

Programming is Problem-Solving

"Hello, World": Our First Program

History of Codes and Symbols (History)

Use of Codes in History (History)

Review of Graphing/Welcome Functions (Math)

Diving More Into Functions (Math)