We have finished all course content. Students will be reviewing concepts and practicing timed multiple choice & frq's in class. All review materials will be posted on Google Classroom.
Monday: Return inheritance test and discuss. Go over design thinking with 1st period and students who were absent.
Tuesday & Wednesday: Intro to recursion and practice tracing recursive calls.
Thursday: Mergesort explained
Friday: Coding day for final project/independent review for final exam
Welcome back! I hope everyone had a fantastic Spring Break. Let's finish the year on a strong note!
Monday: Discuss final project. Then practice FRQ
Tuesday & Wednesday: Explore interfaces and implement an interface into the HoochPeople software package.
Thursday: Intro to recursion
Friday: Coding day for final project
All students are encouraged to get an AP review book for the APCSA exam. I highly recommend the Barron's book, the 5 steps to a 5 book or the Princeton review book.
Whitlock's final exam will be a full length, practice AP exam. This will be held on Wednesday, May 1st from 3:45 - 7:00 pm. This is a mandatory exam. If there are scheduling conflicts, students should talk to me no later than Monday, April 29th,
AP exam is on Friday, May 17th at noon.
We are almost to Spring Break!!!
Monday: Students will be given the study guide for the test. Students who need a lab 3 review will work with Mrs. Whitlock
Tuesday: Go over the study guide answers and the answers to the previous test's mc.
Wednesday: Personalized review
Thursday: Test on Inheritance, Abstract classes and polymorphism with and without casting
Friday: Mrs. Whitlock will be out of the building on a field trip. Students will have an in class assignment.
Monday: Abstract classes! Lab 2.2
Tuesday: return previous test and discuss. Introduce concept of polymorphism. Students add polymorphic code to their runner class.
Wednesday: Open book quiz on inheritance. Run polymorphic code.
Thursday and Friday: Work through casting in an inheritance line together.
TEST ON THURSDAY, MARCH 28TH
Monday and Tuesday: No school! Teacher work days
Wednesday: Discuss lab 1 questions. Focus on constructors and method calls in inheritance. Begin lab 2.0
Thursday: Continue with Lab 2.0. Move on to lab 2.1
Friday: Lab day to continue with Lab 2.1
I was out sick on Friday of last week so our test has been moved.
Monday: MC test
Tuesday: FRQ portion of test
Wednesday: Intro to Inheritance. Optional pretest
Thursday: Coding an inheritance line. Begin lab 1
Friday: Coding day for labs 1 and 2
Monday: Intro to Insertion sort; homework worksheet given
Tuesday: Mrs. Whitlock will be out of the building. Students will work on insertion sort code and will modify their shopping cart lab to include a sorting method.
Wednesday: Practice FRQ
Thursday: Review for test
Friday: MC test. FRQ test will be on Monday
Monday: No school ---holiday
Tuesday: No school - professional development day for teachers
Wednesday: Return tests and discuss; art show voting (first round)
Thursday: Final round of art show voting; Introduction to sorting (selection sort)
Friday: Insertion sort algorithm
Monday: Students will run 2D array, part 2 for me. While I am checking that, the students will be working on the Picture lab, codingBat, 2D array art show submission or Barron's questions.
Tuesday: Warm up & CodingBat partner challenge, progress check, continue working in 2D array material. Review groups if needed.
Wednesday: Quiz on 2D arrays and picture lab methods
Thursday: Vote on class 2D array art submissions
Friday: NO SCHOOL!