MS Coding 1b
By the end of the course, students will be able to
- Define and use the list data structure in Python
- Iterate over a list in Python using for and while loops
- Write user-defined functions in Python
- Re-structure programs to use functions for greater efficiency
- Write a basic, high-level, structured plan for a program
- Convert a high-level plan to pseudocode
- Define and apply the iterative process to pseudocode and coding
- Write Python code for a basic text-based adventure game
- Identify the main purpose of information and evaluate the soundness of an argument
- Explain the difference between the internet and the World Wide Web
- Understand how websites are transferred from servers to computers
- Identify and use common HTML tags to build a basic webpage
- Use CSS to apply style to an HTML document
- Understand and apply the div tag to webpages
- Use a variety of HTML and CSS to create a webpage with pictures that appear when clicked on or hovered over
- Create a spreadsheet that includes formulas and a graph
- Implement HTML web forms with text fields and buttons
- Evaluate how technology has affected society
- Define and complete a trace table to find errors
- Use the debugger tool in an IDE
- Create a publication using Lucidpress
- Describe how models and simulations help us analyze and solve problems
Prerequisite: The successful completion of Middle School Coding 1A
- LMS Access
- Device that can record video or audio
- Standard laptop or desktop computers with Windows or Mac OS
- High-speed internet connection (Cable, DSL)
- Word processing software
- Google Docs
- Unit 1: How to Train Your Python
- Unit 2: Plan the Code, Code the Plan
- Unit 3: Build a Webpage
- Midterm Review and Test
- Unit 4: Give Your Webpage Some Style
- Unit 5: Buttons and Gadgets
- Unit 6: Become a Master Exterminator!
- Final Review and Test
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