Lesson 6 : Pattern Maker
Programming 100

Time: 45+ minutes

Introduction

Tynker Blocks Introduced

Vocabulary

Objectives

Materials

Warm-Up (5 minutes)

Activities (30 minutes)

Facilitate as students complete all Pattern Maker modules on their own:

1. Right Angle (Puzzle)
2. Use Loops (Puzzle)
3. Star (Puzzle)
4. Mountain Range (Puzzle)
5. House (Puzzle)
6. Starburst (Puzzle)
7. Introduction to Drawing (Video)
8. What Is the Coolest Pattern You Can Make? (DIY)

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, 5.G.A.1, MP.1
  • CSTA: 1B-AP-10, 1B-AP-11, 1B-AP-12, 1B-AP-15
  • CS CA: 3-5.AP.10, 3-5.AP.12, 3-5.AP.13, 3-5.AP.15, 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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Class Presentations

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Lesson 1
Welcome to Tynker
21 Slides
Lesson 2
Candy Quest
32 Slides
Lesson 3
Animated Card Creator
14 Slides
Lesson 4
Dragon Dash
26 Slides
Lesson 5
Create a Comic
16 Slides
Lesson 6
Pattern Maker
20 Slides