Lesson 8 : Game Night
micro:bit 101

Time: 45+ minutes


Tynker Blocks Introduced




Warm-Up (5 minutes)

Activities (45 minutes)

Facilitate as students complete all Game Night modules on their own:

1. Chapter Intro (Introduction)
2. Micro:game Engine (Introduction)
2. Micro:game Engine (Introduction)
2. Micro:game Engine (Introduction)
3. Radio (Introduction)
6. Quiz (Multiple-choice)

Extended Activities (10 minutes)

U.S. Standards

  • CCSS-Math: 2.OA.B.2, MP.1, MP.2, MP.4
  • CCSS-ELA: RF.3.4, RF.4.4, RF.5.4 RF.3.4.A, RF.4.4.A, RF.5.4.A
  • CSTA: 1B-AP-09, 1B-AP-10, 1B‑AP‑11, 1B‑AP‑12, 1B‑AP‑15
  • CS CA: 3-5.AP.11, 3-5.AP.12, 3‑5.AP.13, 3‑5.AP.14, 3‑5.AP.17
  • ISTE: 1.c, 1.d, 4.d, 5.c, 5.d, 6.b

U.K. Standards

Key stage 2
Pupils should be taught to:
  • design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts
  • use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs
  • understand computer networks, including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the World Wide Web, and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration
  • use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact
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Class Presentations

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