Algorithms: Year 7 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 7 is for the topic of Algorithms. Students are introduced to the use of algorithms for sorting and classifying. They can use flow charts to do this. Algorithmic thinking is a design process and flow charts are used to show a sequence of steps and/or instructions and require decision making by the user or the inputs.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Space
Topics Computational thinking
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Design and create algorithms involving a sequence of steps and decisions that will sort and classify sets of shapes according to their attributes, and describe how the algorithms work

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P4)

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