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Reading 8-bit ASCII Codes - Worksheet

$1.99 or Free on Plus | 6 pages (PDF)|Grades: 2 - Lower - 6

A worksheet to assist students in understanding what actual computer code (ASCII- current 8-bit version) looks like.

Use this worksheet when studying binary coding in your classroom.

This worksheet has been designed to introduce students to understanding the patterns found in binary code and the links between these binary numbers and capital letters on a keyboard.  Students can use what they learn from this to write coded messages to their peers.

This worksheet can be supported with the 8-bit Decoding Puzzle or Binary On/Off Code Information Sheet.

  National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

  • Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower

    Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.

  • Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper

    Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.

  • Computing

    Pupils should be taught to: design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts; use sequence, selection, and repetition in progr...

  • Computing

    Pupils should be taught to: design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts; use sequence, selection, and repetition in progr...

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  • Fixed error on answer sheet.

    Fix by Kristian Mar 13th, 2019

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