GCSE – Lesson 2 – Classes and objects

Curriculum KS4 Unit Lesson

During this lesson, students will be introduced to the concepts of classes and objects through a classification exercise to determine the properties shared by all animals. As the lesson progresses, students will learn and apply key terminology, and have the opportunity to create an object class and instantiate that object.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the relationship between a class and an object
  • Define attributes and methods as a part of a class
  • Use a constructor to create objects
  • Use a method and access an attribute on an object
  • Model a real world problem using object oriented programming conventions

Package contents

  • Lesson plans
  • Slide decks
  • Learner resources
  • Homework