Before the lesson
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- To sequence a set of instructions
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
Pupils needing extra support: May need more time to discuss what the missing image should look like before drawing.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should try the challenging extension task and consider what they would program the rocket to do. Should use appropriate vocabulary, e.g. program, An algorithm is a clear set of instructions to carry out a task. …, etc.