We discussed the topic name 'Code Name Bananas' based on David Walliams book and used clues from the front cover to predict what our new topic would be. We used our predictions to generate questions about we want to find out and what type of activities under the new areas of learning we would like to do.
Here is our planning / topic map.
Using j2code through our hwb accounts, we learnt simple coding to make our tornado move on repeat between two sets of co ordinates, we also added a person and set coding algorithms to make the character move up, down, left and right when the arrow keys were pressed.
Some pupils added a speech algorithm. Our target is to learn how to use the sensing algorithm and add variables such as points.
We really enjoyed debugging and problem solving.