Grades 5–8
8 sessions: 1 - 1.5 hours each
Informational, Narrative, STEM

Code Your Story

Julius Panoriñgan, 826LA
This project offers an exploration into computer science and coding. Students will learn how a knowledge of coding can make them stronger writers.

Encoding and Decoding Top-Secret Messages

Spies will learn the basics of encoding and decoding messages following several examples. They will write their own codes and decode their classmates’ codes while working off of a narrative prompt.
What Your Students Will Learn

Student spies will learn to encode and decode both classic codes and other student’s codes. This work will serve the larger spy report narrative they’re writing.

What Your Students Will Produce