Year 8 – Lesson 5 – App development

Curriculum KS3 Unit Lesson

The main focus of this lesson is to spend most of the time developing the learners’ app projects further. The learners will start by recapping their work and what they planned in the previous lesson. They will then spend time building their apps using pair programming. Towards the end of the lesson, the learners will ask classmates to review their apps in order to get feedback that they can respond to in the next lesson.

Learning objectives

  • Use a block-based programming language to include sequencing and selection
  • Use user input in a block-based programming language
  • Use variables in a block-based programming language
  • Reflect and react to user feedback

Package contents

  • Lesson plans
  • Slide decks
  • Learner resources
  • Homework