Years 7–8: General purpose programming

This scope and sequence unit introduces skills and tools for designing and testing algorithms, building up to the use of nested control structures and functions. Students are also introduced to coding in a general-purpose programming language like Python or JavaScript.

Additional details

Year band(s) 7-8
Content type Scope and sequence, Whole School
Format Web page
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)
AC9TDI8P05   

Design algorithms involving nested control structures and represent them using flowcharts and pseudocode

AC9TDI8P06   

Trace algorithms to predict output for a given input and to identify errors

AC9TDI8P09   

Implement, modify and debug programs involving control structures and functions in a general-purpose programming language

Keywords scope and sequence, scope, sequence
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Mathematics, Digital Literacy, Critical and creative thinking
Organisation

ESA

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