Before the lesson
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- To plan and use code to create an algorithm
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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
Pupils needing extra support: During the AfL (Assessment for Learning) activity, reduce the number of block possibilities. Focus on one character at a time, sit with an adult who can replay the original each time for them to focus on just that one character.
Pupils working at greater depth: Encourage them to take the algorithm and structure of the first little pig and apply it more independently to the second pig (sticks house).