Grade Level: |
3-5 |
Lesson Title: |
Introduction to LOGO Programming 3 (Arcs and Circles) |

Objective: |
Students use ARC and CIRCLE commands and proper LOGO syntax to create geometric figures and designs. ü Identify and describe the characteristics of digital input, processing, and output ü Use interactive technology environments to manipulate information ü Use appropriate software to express ideas and solve problems ü Identify attributes of any shape or solid ü Describe shapes and solids in terms of vertices, edges, and faces ü Use tools such as real objects, manipulatives, and technology to solve problems |
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Procedure: |
1. Students open MSW LOGO. (Start>Programs>Microsoft Windows LOGO>MSW LOGO) 2. Review
3. Review
the proper syntax for a repeat command: 4. Introduce
the 5. Introduce
the 6. Have
the students compare the results of 7. Have
the students use the 8. Extension: Have students experiment with ARC, CIRCLE and REPEAT, drawing flowers, trees or other patterns. Review how to change screen and pen colors for more effects. |
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Materials: |
MSW LOGO (Installed on all computers) Turtle spinner REPEAT command (on bulletin board) ARC and CIRCLE commands with proper syntax (on bulletin board) LOGO commands (on bulletin board) Visual aid for angles and arcs. |
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Notes: |
To repeat: ARC 180 50 (semicircle) ARC 360 50 CIRCLE 50 (circle with radius 50) REPEAT 360[ARC 90 100 FD 10 LT 1] (try it!) |