vocabulary
Algorithm: A set of instructions that can be repeated.
Program: An algorithm for a computer.
Code: Parts of a program. How we write algorithms for computers.
Block: An object with an algorithm inside of it. We can put blocks together to make a program.
Fourth Grade Lesson
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Essential Questions
What is programming? Why should I learn to code a computer? How will this help me to be a learner? 

Objective
Complete the Hour of Code to understand: 

MiniMission

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Lesson Standard:
For example, given the rule "Add 3" and the starting number 1, generate terms in the resulting sequence and observe that the terms appear to alternate between odd and even numbers. Explain informally why the numbers will continue to alternate in this way. 1 See Glossary, Table 2. KindergartenGrade 12 Standards for Mathematical Practice Introduction Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Introduction Operations & Algebraic Thinking Number & Operations in Base Ten¹ Number & Operations—Fractions¹ Measurement & Data Geometry Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 High School: Number and Quantity High School: Algebra High School: Functions High School: Modeling High School: Geometry High School: Statistics & Probability Note on courses & transitions Mathematics Glossary Standards by Domain Counting & Cardinality Operations & Algebraic Thinking Number & Operations in Base Ten Number & Operations—Fractions Measurement & Data Geometry Ratios & Proportional Relationships The Number System Expressions & Equations Functions Statistics & Probability Mathematics Appendix Mathematics Appendix A Video Learn about the Common Core in 3 minutes > Resources Frequently Asked Questions Myths vs. Facts Key Shifts in English Language Arts Key Shifts in Mathematics Statements of Support Application to Students with Disabilities See Other Resources > FAQs Are there data collection requirements associated with the Common Core State Standards?Why is the sequence of key math topics in the math standards important?Do the Common Core State Standards incorporate both content and skills?More Frequently Asked Questions >
Technology Standard:
4. Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. a. Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation b. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project c. Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions d. Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions
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