We prepared this free Introduction to Computer Programming for your students that are just beginning their study of computer science. A computer program is a set of step-by-step instructions that a computer follows to accomplish a task. These instructions need to be clear and tell the computer exactly what to do.

In this resource, we have included the following activities:

  • Basic Vocabulary of Computer Programming
  • Questions and Answer Key to Review Vocabulary
  • Following Directions from Start to Finish
  • Cut and Paste Sequence
  • Coding a Smiley Face
  • Coding a Butterfly
  • Coding with a Partner
Introduction to Computer Programming for First Grade and Second Grade (done)