Lesson 1 : Welcome to Tynker
Programming 100

Time: 45+ minutes

Introduction

Tynker Blocks Introduced

Vocabulary

Objectives

Materials

Warm-Up (5 minutes)

Activities (30 minutes)

Facilitate as students complete all Welcome to Tynker modules on their own:

1. Introduction (Introduction)
2. Puzzles Intro (Introduction)
3. Collect the Tablet (Puzzle)
4. Move Gus (DIY)
5. Alien Sounds (DIY)
6. Quiz (Multiple-Choice)

Optional Activities (10 minutes)

U.S. Standards

  • CCSS-ELA: SL.3.1, SL.3.3, RF.3.4.A, SL.4.1, SL.4.1.C, RF.4.4.A, SL.5.1, RF.5.4.A
  • CCSS-Math: 3.NBT.A.2, MP.1
  • CSTA: 1A-AP-10, 1A-AP-11, 1A-AP-12, 1A-AP-15
  • CS CA: 3-5.AP.10, 3-5.AP.12, 3-5.AP.13, 3-5.AP.17
  • ISTE: 1.c, 1.d, 4.d, 5.c, 5.d, 6.b, 7.c

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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    Welcome to Tynker
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    Lesson 2
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    Lesson 3
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    Lesson 4
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    Lesson 5
    Create a Comic
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    Lesson 6
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