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Year 7

Lesson 1 Introduction to programming and sequencing

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Learners will be introduced to the unit and will take part in an activity to help them understand the precise nature of instructions that computers need to execute. Learners will be taught the song Frère Jacques before working in pairs to place blocks of code into the appropriate subroutines so that their program will play the song correctly.

Learning objectives

  • Compare how humans and computers understand instructions (understand and carry out)
  • Define a sequence as instructions performed in order, with each executed in turn
  • Predict the outcome of a simple sequence
  • Modify a sequence

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