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Grades: 1st Grade, Kindergarten, 2nd Grade
Subjects: Math, Computational Thinking

Student Instructions

1. Click add Add Response. 2. Watch the video to learn the directions. 3. move Drag each shape onto the composite shape on the right. If you need a hint, click on each smaller shape on the right. 4. On page 9, reflect and answer the question using any tool. 5. When you’re ready to add to your journal, click the green check Check.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Summary This pattern coding activity is perfect for Hour of Code, a STEAM center, or to extend math instruction. In this activity, students practice decomposition (breaking something large into smaller parts), pattern recognition, and abstraction (selecting only the important details). Student I Will Statement I will create a composite shape using patterns. Standards - CCSS.Math.Content.1.G.A.2 Instructional Format - Whole Class - Small Groups - Independent Practice - Partners Suggested Lesson Plan Pages 1-2: Read and watch the video as a whole class to learn the directions. Pages 3-8: Model with the whole class how to drag each shape on the left onto the composite shape on the right. Remind students that they can click on each independent shape on the right for a hint. Page 9: Remind students to click the frame to select a tool to reflect on this activity.