Lesson 11 : The African Savanna
Pre-Reader Course Collection

Time: 45+ minutes

Introduction

Tynker Blocks Introduced

Vocabulary

Objectives

Materials

Warm-Up (15 minutes)

Activities (30 minutes)

Facilitate as students complete all The African Savanna modules on their own:

The African Savanna: Levels 17-24

Extended Unplugged Activities (10 minutes)

U.S. Standards

  • CCSS.Math: K.CC.B.4, MP.1
  • CSTA: 1A-AP-08, 1A-AP-09, 1A-AP-10, 1A-AP-11, 1A-AP-14
  • CS CA: K-2.AP.12, K-2.AP.13, K-2.AP.16, K-2.AP.17
  • ISTE: 1c, 5c

U.K. Standards

Key stage 1
Pupils should be taught to:
  • understand what algorithms are, how they are implemented as programs on digital devices, and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions
  • create and debug simple programs
  • use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs
  • use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies
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