Before the lesson
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- To understand and be able to explain what decomposition is
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Pupils should be taught to:
- Understand what algorithms are, how they are implemented as programs on digital devices, and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions
- Create and debug simple programs
- Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs
Pupils needing extra support: May need help holding shapes whilst drawing around them and should be encouraged to make a simpler design with fewer shapes or stages.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should be encouraged to make a more complex design, reminding them that they will need to be able to record how it was designed.