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Lesson:

Snowkey Pokey Song

Coding,

Music

Experience Level

Grades 1-3

Grades 3-5

Duration

10-15 minutes

Group Size

Individual

Small Groups (2-4)

Compatible Robots

Root SimBot

Root rt0 Coding Robot

Root rt1 Coding Robot

Details

Let’s celebrate winter and put a chilly spin on a cold-weather classic! Use the guide on the next page to code Root to play “Snow-key Pokey.”

Downloads & Resources

Snowkey Pokey Demonstration Snowkey Pokey Activity Guide Snowkey Pokey Sheet Music
Educational Standards

CSTA K-12 CS Standards

1A-AP-08

Model daily processes by creating and following algorithms (sets of step-by-step instructions) to complete tasks.

1A-AP-09

Model the way programs store and manipulate data by using numbers or other symbols to represent information.

1A-AP-10

Develop programs with sequences and simple loops, to express ideas or address a problem.

1A-AP-11

Decompose (break down) the steps needed to solve a problem into a precise sequence of instructions.

1A-AP-14

Debug (identify and fix) errors in an algorithm or program that includes sequences and simple loops.

1B-AP-10

Create programs that include sequences, events, loops, and conditionals.

1B-AP-15

Test and debug (identify and fix errors) a program or algorithm to ensure it runs as intended.