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Unit of work

Digital flashcards

Computational thinking, Languages, Programming | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs

Lesson 2

Abstraction & programming


Pupils recap their learning from the Nature art unit before being introduced to using the BBC micro:bit as a digital flashcard. They choose language vocabulary then write sequenced programs using the MakeCode editor to displays LED images of the words.

Learning objectives

  • To use abstraction when planning LED images
  • To write programs that create LED images
  • To sequence programs

You will need

Downloadable resources:

  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson slides
  • HEX file

Other resources:

Paper - large sheets

Lesson plan