Teaching Resource

Blank Algorithm Grid - Colour

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An activity for students to use when learning about algorithms (directions).

Use this teaching resource when studying algorithms in your classroom.

This worksheet has been designed to introduce students to algorithms and that several steps can help to achieve a goal.

It requires the use of scissors or can be pre-cut prior to the lesson. You may also like to laminate this resource so it can be used again. 

Students are required to paste the pirate and treasure on to their grid. They then use the arrows provided to lead the pirate to his treasure!

Choose from varying grid sizes including 2×2, 3×3, 4×4, 5×5, 6×6, 7×7, 8×8, 9×9, 10×10.

Use in conjunction with 

  National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

  • Key Stage 1 (KS1)

    Key Stage 1 (KS1) covers students in Year 1 and Year 2.

  • Computing

    Pupils should be taught to: understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions; create and debug simple programs; use logical reasoning ...

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