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String Manipulation: Lesson Tasks

7 Tasks

We have provided 7 tasks for students to work through in order to help them practice their skills with string data.

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Workbook and Answers

Students read the theory notes on the mini website and then answer the questions on the task sheet.

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Construct an answer

Students are given an exam style question to answer. They are also given a set of key words to incorporate into their answer.

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Tick the answers

Students are given a number of different statements relating to this topic. They have to decide whether the statement is true or false and place a tick in the correct box.

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Crossword

Students are given step by step instructions about creating their own crossword which they can then give to fellow students to solve

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Agony aunt

Students are put into the role of an agony aunt who has to answer a set of letters about technology related problems.

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Key terms

Students are asked to provide a definition and example for key terms related to this topic

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Matching statements

On the left-hand side is a set of terms. On the right-hand side is a set of statements or definitions. Students are asked to draw a line to matchup the correct term and statement.

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Wordle

Students write a set of notes about this topic and then use them as the basis to create a word cloud. Their work can be used to create a classroom display.

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You are the teacher

Students work in small groups to prepare a lesson on this topic. They are provided with information and tips about the tasks they need to prepare.

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100 words

Students have exactly 100 words to summarise the key points about this topic

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Create a crossword

Students are given step by step instructions about creating their own crossword which they can then give to fellow students to solve

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Mind map

Students are given the basic structure of a mind map for this topic. They are asked to recreate the structure on their own sheet of paper and add further detail to each of the branches.

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Presentation task

Students can take forever to set up a presentation often wasting valuable lesson time choosing their background colours and font styles. This resource provides students with a template for this topic with the aim on them spending time on the content rather than the 'pretty stuff'.

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Qr codes

A good kinaesthetic activity. Students have to find, decode and answer questions stored in the form of QR codes.

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