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## Binary Logic

### Starters / Plenaries

##### Teach me about

Lesson starter

Students become the teacher! One student is tasked with preparing a five minute revision starter about this topic for the beginning of the following lesson.

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##### What do I know?

Students fill in a sheet at the start of the lesson to indicate their level of knowledge for this topic. At the end of the lesson they revisit the sheet and update it to show what they have learned.

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##### Draw me a picture

Starter or plenary

Students are given a selection of key terms and are asked to illustrate one of them in a diagram.

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##### Just a minute

Starter or plenary task

Students are asked to talk to a partner about this topic for 60 seconds whilst abiding by a set of rules

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##### One, Two, Three

Can be used either as a starter or a plenary task.

Students are given a sheet to complete firstly on their own, then with a partner and then joining up with another pair

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Starter or plenary task

The class 'test' the teacher on their knowledge of key words related to this topic

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##### 4-4-2

A plenary activity where students are asked to summarise the lesson and pick out the main key words related to the topic.

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##### Call my bluff

A plenary activity based on the popular game show, ‘Call My Bluff’

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##### Corkboard

A great plenary idea both for AFL and for getting feedback from every student

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##### Mastermind

A plenary activity which is loosely based on the game show 'Mastermind'

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##### Pyramid

A plenary activity.

Students are asked to complete a self assessment sheet to indicate what they have learned during this lesson

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##### Theory Notes Task

Students read the theory notes on the mini website and then answer the questions on the task sheet.

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##### Logic Gate Workbook

This 11 page workbook provides students with plenty of opportunity to practice exam style questions on logic gates and truth tables.

An answer book is provided for teacher use

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workbook

##### Agony aunt

Students are put into the role of an agony aunt who has to answer a set of letters about technology related problems.

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##### Booklet

Students are given a scenario and asked to research for specific information. They are then given a set of guidelines and asked to create a booklet from the information they have gathered.

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