Lesson 3: Using Python

Children develop their computational thinking skills of decomposition to help them to recreate a picture using text-based programming language, Python

Learning Objectives

  • Creating a program with purpose

  • Decomposing a picture

  • Using Python commands to work towards an end goal

Lesson Plan

Programming with purpose
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Teacher Video: Using Python

Presentation: Using Python

Resources

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Sway Grantham,  
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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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