Year 3 Topics and Key Questions
Computing: Year 3
KQ1: How do digital devices function?
KQ1: What is an animation made up of?
KQ1: How does the new programming environment (Scratch) work?
KQ1: Can a set yes/no questions be created for a set of given objects?
KQ1: How do text and images convey information?
KQ1: How does a sprite move within a programming project?
KQ2: What are input and output devices?
KQ2: Why are little changes needed in a stop-frame animation?
KQ2: What outcomes do individual commands have?
KQ2: Can sub groups be created from an existing group?
KQ2: How can text and layout be edited?
KQ2: What code is needed to move a sprite in four directions?
KQ3: How can digital devices change the way we work?
KQ3: What makes an effective storyboard?
KQ3: In what different ways can we start a program?
KQ3: Can a workable branching database be created from given objects?
KQ3: What is the purpose of a template?
KQ3: What is needed when adapting a given program for a new purpose?
KQ4: How can a computer network be used to share information?
KQ4: What elements need to be consistent when creating a stop frame animation?
KQ4: What is a sequence?
KQ4: Why do questions need to be ordered carefully?
KQ4: How can we add and edit content in a desktop publishing publication?
KQ4: How can we enhance a given sequence of code?
KQ5: How can digital devices be connected?
KQ5: Why do we need a critical eye?
KQ5: How can the project's appearance be changed?
KQ5: How can a branching database be used to answer questions?
KQ5: Can different layouts suit some projects better than others?
KQ5: How can we test, debug and fix our programs?
KQ6: What are the physical components of a network?
KQ6: What is the impact of adding additional media to the animation?
KQ6: Can we create a program from a task description?
KQ6: How do pictograms and branching databases compare in regards to presenting information?
KQ6: How does desktop publishing compare to documents produced by hand on paper?
KQ6: Can we use our learnt skills and knowledge to create a new maze-based challenge?