Wednesday, November 15, 2017

November 15-16, 2017

Objective: Use boolean expressions in if(), for(), and while() statements

Handout: AP CSP Exam Reference Sheet

Activities
  • while() loops and challenge 
  • Finish Challenge 1 and Challenge 2 programs, show me for a grade (see yesterday's blog).
  • Practice short response question
  • Check Review Packet at desk
  • Finish Unit 5 lessons 8 and 9

Monday, November 13, 2017

November 14, 2017

Objective:

Old business:
  • Return old graded work (my mistake!)
  • Check PowerSchool (again)
  • Assemble Final Exam review packet - due Thursday
    • Study guides 1, 2, 3, 5-1, 5-2
New business:
  • Challenge 1: sum the numbers from 1 to 100
    • Story of Gauss in elementary school
    • Sign in to Code.org, click Projects
    • Start a new project in App Lab
    • Add a button called Add'em
    • Add an event handler that adds the numbers from 1 to 100 when the button is clicked

  • Challenge 2: Add a range of numbers


  • Continue on Lessons 8 & 9
  • Individual grade reviews 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

November 13, 2017

Objective: Use Boolean expressions and conditional statements to make decisions in your program.

Activities
  • Check PowerSchool.  Hand in missing assignments!
    • Show me Clicker game if time, otherwise submit a link here
  • Calendar 
  • Lesson 8 videos
  • Unit 5 Lesson 8 & 9

Friday, November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017

Objective:  Use if() statements to control movement in a simple game

Activities
  • When vs. If
  • Introduction to  AP Pseudocode
  • Worked example
  • Activity Guide: Will it Crash?
  • Add vocab for lessons 6 & 8 to the end of your notebook. 
    • Two columns: definitions and examples.
  • Start Lesson 8 if time permits

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

November 8, 2017

Objective: Use Strings in a program

Activities
Tomorrow: Field trip to UM Advanced Research Computing.  Go to early lunch even if you normally have late lunch.  At the end of early lunch, meet in the bus loop. 

If you can't attend the field trip, go to the DTEP Lab B210 during 4th hour tomorrow.

Friday, November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017

Objective:  Use event-driven programming to build a clicker game

Activities
  • Hand in permission slip for U-M ARC field trip 
  • Hand in Study Guide 5-1
  • Test 5-1
  • Finish Clicker game and Code.org 5-1 to 5-5
    • Have a peer review your clicker game
    • Show me if time, otherwise submit a link here
    • Hand in Clicker Game activity guide including peer review

Thursday, November 2, 2017

November 2, 2017

Objective:  Use event-driven programming to build a clicker game

Activities

  • Hand in permission slip for U-M ARC field trip 
  • Check Study Guide 5-1 
  • Check in
    • Lessons 1-5 of unit 5 due tomorrow (green circles filled in)
    • See me if you have not started Lesson 5
  • Finish Lesson 5 - Building an App: Clicker Game
    • Confirm that your app meets all the requirements on the rubric
    • Have another student check it and fill out the Peer Review Rubric
    • Show me clicker game when done
Friday: Test 5-1.  Lessons 1-5 completed in Code.org.