By the end of this lesson you will:
- Have a beginner’s understanding of programming
Learning computer coding is like learning how to speak a new language, but instead of talking to people, you talk to computers. When you learn how to code, you can tell the computer what to do and make it do cool things like play games or make art. It’s important to learn coding when you’re young because it helps you understand how technology works and gives you the skills to create your own things on the computer. Plus, coding is a really fun and creative way to express yourself!
If you finish early you may complete this word search and then go to the sponge activities from the Extras Menu
Strand: Computational Thinker
Standard: 5.d. understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
I Can Statements:
I can explain how technology helps to make a task easier
I can explain how technology tools help us solve problems
I can understand that computers solve problems by finding patterns