Curriculum Plans

CODING & COMPUTING SCIENCE

2021/22 - BY SUE MYLDE

SCRATCH

GRADE 7  | GRADE 8  | GRADE 9

Calendar View: Grade 7 | Grade 8 | Grade 9

Unit Summary/ Essential Questions: 

  • What is Scratch and how can you use it to create?

  • How can you use different ways to solve problems using Scratch?

  • Can you create an adventure game in Scratch using Scratch blocks such as broadcasting?

Understanding & Skill-building:

  • Students will understand the fundamentals of block-based programming.

  • Students will understand how to apply different elements of block-coding to create algorithms with an outcome in mind.

  • Students will understand that there can be different ways to solve a problem.

  • Students will develop a practical understanding for computational thinking and apply computational thinking skills.

Scratch Introductory Tasks

Basic tasks which teach the workings of Scratch.

Grade 7

Scratch Introduction

An introduction to the Scratch interface and how programming works in Scratch.

Grade 7

Scratch Virtual Town

Grade 7

Build a Math Game

Grades 8 & 9