Years 1–2: Solving simple problems

This scope and sequence unit provides opportunities to explore algorithms conceptualising algorithms as a sequence of steps or procedures for carrying out instructions to solve problems. It also incorporates representing data as part of our algorithms.

Additional details

Year band(s) 1-2
Content type Scope and sequence, Whole School
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Data representation
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Investigate simple problems for known users that can be solved with digital systems


Follow and describe algorithms involving a sequence of steps, branching (decisions) and iteration (repetition)


Represent data as pictures, symbols, numbers and words

Keywords scope and sequence, scope, sequence
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Digital Literacy



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