GCSE – Lesson 37 – Dictionary challenge

Curriculum KS4 Unit Lesson

This lesson gives learners the opportunity to use a dictionary data structure in a new context. Learners will create a Caesar cipher encryption program using a dictionary as the cipher wheel. This mini project will allow learners to develop their programming skills through an appropriate challenge and it can also be assessed using a rubric.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the dictionary data structure
  • Use a dictionary to produce key-value pairs

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