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Intro to Coding
Lab 1 - Robot Dance

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  1. Facilitate a class robot dance party.
    1. Groups will share their 123 Robot’s dance move with the class.
    2. Students should explain each behavior that the 123 Robot performed.

  1. Ask questions to help facilitate a discussion.
    1. What behaviors make up your 123 Robot’s dance?
    2. How might you change your 123 Robot’s dance if you had more cards?

Discussion Prompts

Digital Documentation

  • The teacher can record a video of the projects in Play Part 2 for each group. 
  • The teacher can combine videos to show all the 123 Robot’s dance moves in a dance party.

Student-Driven Visible Thinking

  • Have students write or draw their projects from Play Part 2, and save these artifacts as a collection of "Robot Dance Party" projects. Students can revisit these to try out other group's projects or remix their own during Learning Center times or Choice time. 

Metacognition-Reflecting Together

  • What new behavior did your 123 Robot perform?
  • If we could add another Coder card what would you have the 123 Robot behavior be?
  • How did you demonstrate teamwork today with your group?