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Programming 5th Grade


Curipod lesson about topic "Programming". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What does it mean to program?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Programming is writing instructions for a computer to follow. Different programming languages are used to give different instructions. Programming is used to create almost anything you can think of.
Programming: The Basics
3. Slide
60 seconds
Algorithm: A set of steps to solve a problem or complete a task. Syntax: The rules that determine the correct sentence structure in a programming language. Debugging: Finding and fixing errors in code.
4. Poll
60 seconds
What is syntax and why is it important?
  • Learning programming languages
  • Writing code
  • Neither
5. Slide
60 seconds
The first programming language was created in 1883. Ada Lovelace is considered to be the world's first computer programmer. The world's first computer game, Spacewar!, was programmed in 1962.
Fun facts:
6. Drawings
450 seconds
A loop is ? A sequence of instructions that is continually repeated until a certain condition is reached.
7. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What are some examples of programming loops?
8. Slide
180 seconds
9. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: How can understanding loops help us write better programs?
10. Open question
150 seconds
What have you learned about loops so far?
11. Open question
150 seconds
What is a variable?
12. Poll
20 seconds
What is a variable? Give an example of how it might be used?

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