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Daily Algorithms for each student Getting Started 15 min 1 Review This is a great time to review the last lesson that you went through with your class.
We suggest you alternate between asking questions of the whole class and having students talk about their answers in small groups.
Here are some questions that you can ask in review: What did we do last time? What do you wish we had had a chance to do? Did you think of any questions after the lesson that you want to ask?
What was your favorite part of the last lesson? Lesson Tip Finishing the review by asking about the students' favorite things helps to leave a positive impression of the previous exercise, increasing excitement for the activity that you are about to introduce.
Algorithm - Say it with me: Al-go-ri-thm A list of steps that you can follow to finish a task 3 What We Do Daily Ask your students what they did to get ready for school this morning. Write their answers on the board.
If possible, put numbers next to their responses to indicate the order that they happen. If students give responses out of order, have them help you put them in some kind of logical order. Point out places where order matters and places where it doesn't. Introduce students to the idea that it is possible to create algorithms for the things that we do everyday.
Give them a couple of examples, such as making breakfast, brushing teeth, and planting a flower.
Let's try doing this with a new and fun activity, like making paper airplanes! Paper Airplanes Lesson Tip You know your classroom best. As the teacher, decide if students should do this individually or if students should work in pairs or small groups.
You can use algorithms to help describe things that people do every day. In this activity, we will create an algorithm to help each other fold a paper airplane. Cut out the steps for making a paper airplane provided worksheet.
Work together to choose the six correct steps from the nine total options. Glue the six correct steps, in order, onto a separate piece of paper.
Trade the finished algorithm with another person or group and let them use it to make their plane! If you are concerned about injury when your students begin flying their paper airplanes, we recommend having them blunt the tip of the plane by either folding it inward or ripping it off and covering the ripped edges with tape.
Lesson Tip If deciding on the correct steps seems too difficult for your students, do that piece together as a class before you break up into teams.
Wrap-up 5 min 5 Flash Chat: What did we learn? How many of you were able to follow your classmates' algorithms to make your airplanes? Did the exercise leave anything out?The CS Unplugged material is open source on GitHub, and this website's content is shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike International license.
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You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. But, as we like to say at CS Unplugged, it’s just big words for simple ideas! 'Information-processing agent' means anything that follows a set of instructions to complete a task (we call this 'computing').
At the start of the unplugged task, it was very easy for most of us. When the weekend went by it got harder and harder. Everyone noticed that morning’s was the easiest because there were things to do and places to go.
The hardest was at night when you are sitting there with nothing too do and you want to watch TV, text/call someone or listen.