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Adventures of a Code Mage

14-18 yrs old

Computer Science

Students go on a journey and are faced with challenges that they have to solve with code. As they solve them they are given code cards to collect

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avatar Submitted By: Adam Bull

July 12, 2018

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Skills

  • Critical Thinking

Supporting Files

Codex


Use this Codex for students to collect their Code Cards

Learning Objectives

  • For students to show an understanding of the basic principles of code
  • For students to be able to write short programs
  • To encourage students reading skills

Guiding Ideas

https://sway.com/pIRtM6WHLl596fFD?ref=Link

This Sway combines lots of activities from the makecode minecraft site into a story. Basically the students set off on a journey to become a Code Mage and along the way they learn different concepts and have to write different pieces of code to achieve different challenges. With each successful challenge they complete they receive a Code Card. The students collect these cards in a Codex and the objective is to complete the Codex

Student Activities

Students complete several activities with code through their journey using events, functions, variables, conditionals and arrays

Performance Expectations

The basic objective is for students to gain all the basic Code Cards in the Codex

Some students will be able to gain extra Code Cards for completing additional extension activities for example writing another piece of code using the knowledge they have learnt

 

Skills

  • Critical Thinking

External References

Supporting Files

Codex


Use this Codex for students to collect their Code Cards