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1.0

 

Lesson 1

 

Complete Computer Science Classroom > CS 3-5 Journal - Assignments 1a and 1b

 

Lesson 2

 

Lesson 2 - video (computer stores data)    

 

Lesson 2 Sheets (binary codes)

 

Complete Computer Science Classroom > CS 3-5 Journal - Assignments 2

 

Lesson 3

  1. Video: Technology All Around with LeVar Burton (5 minutes)
  2. Video (optional): Graph Paper Programming (2 minutes)
  3. Graph Paper Programming student handouts
  4. Graph Paper Programming assessment
  5. Complete Computer Science Classroom > CS 3-5 Journal - Assignment 3
  • algorithm: A list of steps that you can follow to finish a task.
  • program: An algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a machine.

Lesson 4

  1. Video: Being Respectful Online (2 minutes)
  2. Try this!  Are your instructions clear and accurate?
  3. Video: Pair Programming (3 minutes)
  4. Complete Computer Science Classroom > CS 3-5 Journal - Assignment 4.

Lesson 5

  1. Video: LeVar Takes a Ride in a Driverless Car (5-10 minutes)
  2. Getting Started with Scratch Tutorial
  3. Step-by-Step
  4. Complete Computer Science Classroom > CS 3-5 Journal - Assignment 5.
  • algorithm: A list of steps that you can follow to finish a task.
  • program: An algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a machine.
  • sequence: A particular order of steps or events.

 

 

2.0

 

Scratch Help Cards

 

Scratch Help

 

3.0

 

Understand these terms:

  • algorithm: a list of steps to finish a task
  • computer science: a field in which people use the power of computers to solve big problems
  • program: an algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a computer/machine
  • code:  a sequence of instructions given to a computer.
  • command:  an instruction given to a computer

4.0

 

Sign-up for your class scratch account. 

 

 

5.0

 

RESOURCES

 

Scratch Community Guidelines

 

Scratch Tutorials (from scratch.mit.edu)

 

Tutorial - Learn about Scratch

 

Tutorial - Look at Some Basics

 

Tutorial - Animate your name

 

Tutorial - Cat Jumping (starts basic, gets advanced)

 

Making a Game 1

 

Tutorial 1 -

Tutorial 2 -

Tutorial 3 -

Tutorial 4 -

Tutorial 5 -

Tutorial 6 -

Tutorial 7 -

 

Tutorial - Making a Game 2

 

Tutorial - Conditionals, looping

 

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