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Alana Robinson

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New Vocabulary Word - Algorithms: What is an Algorithm and why should you care?

Use the label and drawing tools to define a new vocabulary word. FIRST Read/SKIM"Algorithms in Action" on Page 6-7 in the book Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding with a partner. SECOND Watch the Flocabulary Video "Algorithms" THIRD JOURNAL YOUR RESPONSE: a) Define the word Algorithm (what is it?), b) Give 2-3 real-world examples (i.e. brushing your teeth, doing a google search). c) Draw and write your real-world algorithm TO UPLOAD YOUR JOURNAL RESPONSE 2. Tap the add button. 3. Choose the drawing tool. Tap the label or drawing tool to write or type the new word and its definition. 4. Use the drawing tool to sketch something that will help you remember the word. 5. Use the microphone to record yourself using the word in a sentence. 6. Tap the check to add to your portfolio.

8th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade, Special Education, Computer Science
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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What is an Algorithm? Give 2-3 real world examples.