Coding Craft and Writing Prompt (K-2) - How to Code a Sandcastle

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Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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38 pages
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My students loved this the was the follow-up activity to our read-aloud! This product does not skimp on quality or content, and the attention to detail is evident. Thank you! 


Looking to introduce your students to basic coding? How to Code a Sandcastle by Josh Funk is the perfect book for younger students to see the processes and learn 3 basic coding vocabulary words. In this resource, your students will have the chance to apply those words from the text to create their very own Sandcastle code by making a sequenced path of sand pails.

Additionally, you can tie this How-To book back to your literacy needs and have students dive into the story map or create a How-To writing piece in addition to their craftivity and writing activity.

Included in this Resource:

  • Sandcastle Coding Craft & Pieces
    (Now with Attached Grid *2019 update)
  • 3 Writing Prompt Options:
    - Pearl and Pascal are Problem Solvers
    - I speak code...
    - How to Code a Sandcastle
  • 2 Story Printables (How to & Story Map Sheet) (2019 Update)
  • Vocabulary Cards for Anchor Chart (2019 update)

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38 pages
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