Karen NorthPeriod 1A, 2A, 4ACSI Lesson 8 / Chapter 2 VARIABLE DEFINITIONS

LEARNER OBJECTIVES:
TEKS / Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills:
Math TAAS:
PROCEDURES/ACTIVITIES:
TAAS Activity: Write a program using ratio and proportion.
  1. Explain Term/Concepts:
    • Variable definition
    • Constant rule
    • Mnemonic variable name
    • Givens vs. dependencies
  2. Write a letter to parents in Word explaining all concepts mastered currently in program design.
  3. Create an Excel spreadsheet with grades and determine 3-week average.
  4. Create an Excel spreadsheet for the lemonade stand example.
  5. Write a program using constants similar to the lemonade stand program.
ASSESSMENT:
  • Printed spreadsheet with 3 week average and letter to parent.
  • Softcopy check of program using variable definitions.
  • MATERIALS:
    1. Software: DrScheme Programming Environment
    2. Hardware: Compaq 486 or Dell 586, 75 MHz computer
    3. Reading from How to Design Programs: C2.6 Variable Definitions