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Root's Thanksgiving Mission

Root's family is almost ready for Thanksgiving dinner, but something is missing! Go on a coding adventure with Root to save the holiday!

  • Subjects
  • Coding
  • English Language Arts
  • Robotics
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 10-15 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Root rt0
  • Root rt1
  • Group Size
  • Individual
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 3-5
  • Things You'll Need
  • Whiteboard Grid
  • Scissors
  • Ingredient List
  • iRobot Coding platform

Root's Thanksgiving Mission

This Finish the Story episode brings learners to the table to celebrate with Root's family. Watch the episode and use the attached printable to help Root save the day by gathering all of the missing ingredients. Place the ingredients on the whiteboard grid and strengthen sequencing skills by coding Root to reach them all.


Our Finish the Story series provides a visual prompt for learners to identify a problem and communicate their responses with code. Not only are students refining their listening and problem solving skills, they're also strengthening their skills in programming and coding!


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