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Unit of work

Nature art

Computational thinking, Digital arts, Programming | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs

Lesson 2

Art algorithms


In this ‘unplugged’ lesson, pupils recap their understanding of algorithms before writing their own algorithms to show how they created their nature representations in lesson 1 of the 'Nature art' unit.

Learning objectives

  • To know and understand what algorithms are
  • To write algorithms with clear instructions
  • To test and debug algorithms

You will need

Downloadable resources:

  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson slides
  • Student handouts
    • Algorithm word bank
    • Algorithm support sheet

Other resources:

Paper - large sheets, student work from previous lesson

Lesson plan