This lesson moves students on from the basics of coding and using variables in Python and begins to introduce them to LIST data structure. With this lesson, students will learn a better way to store data, what lists are, why they are used as well as their benefits i.e. slicing lists, inserting data, sorting etc…
Students are expected to have some prior knowledge of Python and should be comfortable with the following concepts:
• Creating and using variables
• If statements
• Print and input functions
This is a fun and engaging manner to teach students the concept of the list data structure in Python.
This resource comes complete with:
1. Colorful lesson powerpoint which includes explanations and student tasks (editable and PDF format)
2. Detailed lesson directions
3. Student worksheet
4. Answer Key
5. I Can Statements.
Depending on the ability level of your students and their pace to pick up new coding concepts, this resource is a weeks worth of teaching material (1 hour per day).