Lesson Plan

Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code

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Welcome to the code side. The interactive lesson introduces coding in a game format with familiar characters. Young computer experts learn to develop code to control the interaction of the characters in the game. The activity ends with groups developing a game of their own using the codes they learned.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Require groups to outline the rules of their games before they build them
  • Have the pupils submit their codes to the teacher
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to computers with headsets
  • The lesson plan contains opening and closing suggestions
  • Coding provides hints along the way
  • Includes two coding options
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