- 2.1 identify a few purposes for speaking
Language: Media Literacy
- 2.2 identify, initially with support and direction, the conventions and techniques used in some familiar media forms
Mathematics: Geometry and Spatial Sense
- describe the relative locations of objects or people using positional language
Mathematics: Patterning and Algebra
- identify a rule for a repeating pattern represent a given repeating pattern in a variety of ways
As a whole group work through the challenge of getting the Blue Fuzz to the end of the maze. Have students use an iPad and load the app Kodable.
Students work through each maze individually or through collaboration with their peers. Allow for 10 minutes of exploration time.
Repeat using Lightbot Hour of Code online version. Students must program Lightbot to light up all the blue squares. Work through the first challenge of the Basics as a group.
Have students use an iPad and load the app Lightbot Hour of Code.
Students work through each level individually with collaboration from their peers.
Allow for 10 minutes of exploration time.
Bring everyone back together whole group and have students reflect on different strategies when they experienced a challenge at a specific level.
Students should begin to notice that there are certain patterns in Lightbot Hour of Code that repeat themselves. When given only a certain amount of space in order to complete the program students will begin to use procedures. A group of instructions that is repeated within the program is represented by P1.