Turtle Basic Graphics Functions


The Python Turtle Basic Graphics Functions output simple graphic shapes on the turtle window. This package covers program planning, debugging, multiple functions, syntax & logic errors, as well as the basic graphics functions within the Turtle module. Everything is included: student handouts, fifteen PowerPoint lessons, answer keys, and assessments.

Concepts and skills have been broken down into short chunks. Students are given short code fragments to explore, followed by questions to consolidate their learning. Two assessments have been provided at appropriate intervals. They are also asked to reflect on their learning and provided terminology to begin a programming dictionary.

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*** Concepts in this Package ***

✤ What is programming? ✤ Concepts:
✤ Idle hotkeys ◆ vertical, horizontal
✤ User-defined functions ◆ xy co-ordinate math
✤ Main program ◆ pixel, co-ordinate, point
✤ Multiple functions ✤ Python turtle module:
✤ Program planning◆ import
✤ Program organization ◆ home( ), clear( ), reset( ), color( )
✤ Programmer comments (single and multiple) ◆  left( ), right( ), setpos( ), seth( )
✤ KISS ◆ forward( ), backward( ), circle( ), goto( )
✤ Syntax errors ◆ penup( ), pendown( ), pensize( )

** English UK and English US **

First page of the student handout.

What you get!

✔ A Package Description
✔ Answer Keys
✔ 15 PowerPoint Lessons ⭐ & Lesson Notes
✔ 2 PowerPoint Lessons ⭐ English (UK)
✔ Student Handout Package
✔ 2 Assessments +
◆ 2 Alternates with a KICA* marking scheme
◆ 1 Alternate English (UK)
◆ 1 Alternate English (UK) with a KICA* marking scheme
✔ 2 Rubrics (including a KICA* version)
✔ 1 Student Reflections & Student Dictionary
✔ 2 Code Exemplars
BONUS: Python File Name Rules PowerPoint ⭐

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Editable Handouts!

Student Handout Package
Assessments with a KICA* marking scheme
Student Reflections & Student Dictionary


This item has an alternate marking scheme which has been broken down into 4 categories: Knowledge, Thinking/Inquiry, Communication and Application.

Turtle Basic Graphics and For Loops Editable Unit

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  5. For Loop Test Editable Resource Package


Turtle Basic Graphics Functions Resource Package by Janice Dyke is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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