Lesson 5: Planning a holiday

Putting into practise the skills that they have learnt, pupils sort and filter data to plan a holiday

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To sort data for a purpose

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration
  • Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content
  • Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Can be directed to a certain website and given a destination. Show them how to sort and filter the information by different fields.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should conduct their own searches in order to find the best possible offers.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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