Introduction to Scratch - Barclays Code Playground
Key Stage: Key Stage 2 Coding Language: Scratch Resource type: Lesson plan
Key resource information
- You will need: Laptops or desktop computers, access to https://scratch.mit.edu
Teaching assessment opportunities
- Have the children try out each other’s projects and give each other feedback.
- Is there anything they would do differently, anything they could add or improve?
- 45 minutes
- "I can set up a new scratch project and use the correct vocabulary to describe my project. I can explore the Scratch tools to animate my sprite”
Introduction to algorithms
Algorithms are a series of instructions, laid out in the right order, designed to complete a task or solve a problem. Use this simple lesson plan and accompanying guide to introduce the basics of algorithms. Ideal for pupils and teachers who are just starting out with computing and a great first step to understanding how computers work.