Lesson 4 : Milo and Friends
WeDo Coding

Time: 40+ minutes

Introduction

Tynker Blocks Introduced

Vocabulary

Objectives

Materials

Warm-Up (5 minutes)

Activities (40+ minutes)

Facilitate as students complete all Milo and Friends modules on their own:

1. Animals (Introduction)
2. Frog Walk (DIY)
3. Anglerfish (DIY)
4. Pathfinder (DIY)
5. Quiz (Multiple Choice)

Extended Activities (5 minutes)

U.S. Standards

  • CCSS-ELA: RI.3.7, RF.3.4, RF.3.4.A, SL.3.1, RF.4.4.A, RF.1.4.A, RF.4.4, SL.4.1, RF.5.4.A, RF.5.4, SL.5.1
  • CCSS-Math: MP.1
  • CSTA: 1A-CS-01, 1A-CS-02, 1A-AP-09, 1A-AP-11, 1A-AP-12, 1A-AP-14, 1A-AP-15, 1B-CS-02, 1B-CS-03, 1B-AP-11, 1B-AP-12, 1B-AP-15
  • CS CA: 3-5.CS.1, 3-5.CS.2, 3-5.CS.3, 3-5.AP.10, 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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Lesson 1
Introduction
29 Slides
Lesson 2
Light and Sound
21 Slides
Lesson 3
Sensors Galore
33 Slides
Lesson 4
Milo and Friends
23 Slides
Lesson 5
Game Controller
23 Slides
Lesson 6
Total Control
19 Slides
Lesson 7
Weather Station
19 Slides
Lesson 8
Rock Band
19 Slides
Lesson 9
Advanced Gamer
21 Slides
Lesson 10
Dominoes
17 Slides
Lesson 11
Fly a Drone
18 Slides