Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 minutes

Grades:3-8

Score Type:Not Scored

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: code, coding, direction, instructions, programming, syntax


Objectives:

  • Students will practice using functions with different objects (monkey, turtle).
  • Students will apply what they have learned (step, turn, turnTo, etc.) as they complete challenges 16-20.

Subjects:

Algorithm Development 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Algorithm Development 

Analyze Algorithms 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Analyze Algorithms 

Attend to Precision

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Attend to Precision

Basic Techniques 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Basic Techniques 

Conditional Statements 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Conditional Statements 

Critical / Analytical Thinking

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Critical / Analytical Thinking

Data Structures and Syntax 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Data Structures and Syntax 

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Student Application > Investigate / Investigation > Engineering

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Student Application > Questioning > Engineering

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Problem Solving > Engineering

Experimentation

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Experimentation

General / Basic Concepts of 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > General / Basic Concepts of 

How-to Process-Oriented Information

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Technical Information > How-to Process-Oriented Information

Instructions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Follow Directions > Instructions

Interactive Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Interactive Use 

Iterations such as Nested Loops, Do-While Loops 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Iterations such as Nested Loops, Do-While Loops 

Look for and make use of structure

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Look for and make use of structure

Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Process Standards > Problem Solving > Methods/Steps/Strategies

Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Process Standards > Computation > Methods/Steps/Strategies

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Follow Directions > Nonfiction

Programming / Code Development 

Technology Education > Media Production > Game Design > Programming / Code Development 

Steps to Complete a Task

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Steps to Complete a Task

Technical / Specialized

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Content Specific > Technical / Specialized

To Perform Some Task

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Engineering / Engineering Design Process > Model Construction > To Perform Some Task

Vocabulary 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Vocabulary 

Web-based Game Design

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web-based Game Design

how-to / process writing

Language Arts > Writing > Directions Instructions > how-to / process writing
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