Crystal Flowers – PRIMM 2

Age: 9 - 11 years

Type: Classroom

Curriculum Links to: Digital Literacy

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RESOURCE OVERVIEW:

Pupils make modifications to a program so that it meets the given goals. They then use their understanding of the program to write a program that makes use of repetition to create a scene (such as of a flower, a firework scene or snowflakes in snowy sky).

PUPIL OBJECTIVES:

  • I know the steps of the PRIMM model
  • I can modify a program to achieve specific goals.
  • I can write a program using repetition to meet a given task

TEACHING ASSESSMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Informal teacher assessment of progress during the lesson. Key pupils’ knowledge and skills to identify include:

  • Can pupils explain how they have used PRIMM?
  • Can pupils state the modifications they have made to a program?
  • Can children predict the impact of their intended modifications on the program’s output?
  • Can children write a program that includes count-controlled loops?
  • Can children write a program that includes inner and outer loops?

Formal assessment of the programs pupils write in response to the given task.

LESSON TIMING: 60 mins