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The Action Block in Programming

Activity Overview

The action block in programming is the most basic type of structure. It is a set of statements that are performed sequentially. In this lesson, you will explore solutions to several problems that employ action blocks.

Before the Activity

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During the Activity

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Students will:

  • Gain experience in writing programs.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary