Year 1 – Home/School Block Based Programming

Code Studio – Course 1 

If you can remember your secret picture then complete the whole of Course 1 below. Remember to snap the blocks together to create an algorithm going down. Press Run to test your algorithm and debug your code if it doesn’t work.

https://studio.code.org/sections/HGHXPJ

The activities you need to do include:

If you can’t remember your secret picture, you can still access the course here but it won’t save your progress so record the activities you do.

https://studio.code.org/s/course1

2. Online Safety

Take a look at the following film clips and activities from Think U Know.

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Year 2 – Home/School Block Based Programming

Code Studio – Course 1 

If you can remember your secret picture then complete the whole of Course 1 below. Remember to snap the blocks together to create an algorithm going down. Press Run to test your algorithm and debug your code if it doesn’t work.

https://studio.code.org/sections/ZVHJVG

The activities you need to do include:

If you can’t remember your secret picture, you can still access the course here but it won’t save your progress so record the activities you do.

https://studio.code.org/s/course1

2. Online Safety

Take a look at the following film clips and activities from Think U Know.

thinkuknow-4-5s-home-activity-sheet-1

thinkuknow-5-7s-home-activity-sheet-1

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Year 3 and Year 4 – Block Based Programming

Block Based Programming – Scratch 

If you can remember your scratch log ins then please log into Scratch before doing the following activities so your work is being saved as it progresses.

Your Scratch username is the same as your Google Classroom username. Your password is your username followed by the number again at the end. If you can’t remember then get an adult to help you sign up or email me for your details.

1. Scratch Ideas – Find an activity tutorial from the link below and create the activity in your Scratch Account.

https://scratch.mit.edu/ideas

2. Learn Hour of Code

https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn

Have a look at the following block based activities at learn hour of code.

3. Online Safety Activity

Play this following adventure-packed online safety game from Google called Interland.

https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en_us/interland/landing/kind-kingdom

Play Band Runner

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/

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Year 5 and Year 6 – Home/School Block Based Programming

For the next few weeks I would like you to practise your block based programming using the following websites and resources.

1. Code Club Activities 

If you can remember your scratch log ins then please log into Scratch before doing the following activities so your work is being saved as it progresses.

Your Scratch username is the same as your Google Classroom username. Your password is your username followed by the number again at the end. If you can’t remember then get an adult to help you sign up or email me for your details.

Go to https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/codeclub

Select the Scratch Modules. There are 3 modules and additional projects you can work on here. I have a certificate I can award you for completing each module.

2. Blocky Games

There is a range of block based activities here using blocky.

https://blockly.games/

 

3. Learn Hour of Code

Practise your block based programming at learn hour of code.

https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn

 

Suggested Activities: 

4. Online Safety Activity

Play this following adventure-packed online safety game from Google called Interland.

https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en_us/interland/landing/kind-kingdom

Play Band Runner

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/

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Year 4 Podcasting

Year 4 have been exploring what makes a good podcast. They have listened to several podcasts on various themes. They recognise a podcast includes a variety of features like an introduction to who they are and what the podcast is all about.  It has jingles, music and sometimes sound effects.  This half term, children will be planning and creating their own podcasts using Audacity.

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Year 3 Creating Animations

Year 3 have been looking at what makes a good animation. They have used ipads and stop imotion app to animate a stick person to complete different actions. They have been learning about onion skinning and slow movements make a smooth animation. Its important to work collaboratively when taking the images to ensure they get a good quality end product. They are in the process of planning their own animations based on a Roman theme.

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Year 1 Creating Pictures

Year 1 have been focussing on exploring computer art programs and various tools they can use to get different effects. Firstly, they studied Mondrian and the use of line and fill tools to recreate one his pieces.

The children explored the paint brush tool and the colour palettes to draw a portrait of themselves. We discussed the differences between using a computer based art program compared to real life painting.

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Year 4 The Internet

Year 4 have been exploring the internet as a global network of networks. When we started this unit of work, they were asked the question, what is the Internet? This is what they wrote:

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Year 2 Creating Music

Year 2 have been listening to music called The Planets. They have considered how two pieces of contrasting music make them feel. Venus and Mars. We discussed the rhythm and pattern to these pieces and chose words to describe them.

 

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