Algorithms

In this project you will be learning about graphics creation Adobe Illustrator.

Algorithms

Bronze Criteria

  • To understand what an algorithm is
  • Be able to follow an existing algorithm in order to test the outcomes
  • Be able to write an algorithm to achieve a desired result
  • Be able to make simple suggestions to help improve the effectiveness of an algorithm
  • To be able to represent an algorithm as a flowchart

Silver Criteria

  • To understand what is meant by a ‘procedure’
  • To be able to include the use of procedures when writing algorithms
  • To understand the concept of repetition and be able to recognise opportunities for repetition within algorithms
  • To understand the concept of selection and be able to implement selection statements within an algorithm
  • To be able to evaluate the effectiveness of an algorithm

Gold Criteria

  • To be able to implement a pre-written algorithm within a programming language such as Scratch
  • To be able to able to create a dance sequence in Scratch using sequence, selection and repetition.
  • To be able to edit and import costumes into Scratch
  • To be able to improve the effectiveness of a program by implementing procedures.

Vocabulary

Stretch

Homework

Thinking about processes
Why we need order and structure…

Discuss: Why is everyone able to follow the dance so easily? Can you do the Haka? What are the steps involved?

21 Cards
Is it really a trick…
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K McGuinness - 2018

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