Lesson 5: Robot bop

After playing the game 'Robot Bop' children explain the action and algorithm behind it, then represent the code on paper before programming it into Scratch to replicate the original

Learning Objectives

  • Programming a game

  • Explaining the purpose of an algorithm

  • Decomposing a problem

  • Using an algorithm to code a program

Lesson Plan

Programming a game
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Teacher Video: Robot bop

Presentation: Programming a game


Challenge answers
Coding blocks
Guidance on accessing Scratch
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Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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