Variables and Expressions

AP Computer Science
Allan Didier

Objective Standards and Benchmarks Students Will Materials and Resources Assignments & Assessments Timeline
Students will demonstrate basic programming knowledge by creating a simple Java programs involving the strings, variables, expressions and simple graphics.

Strings, variables, expressions, input, graphics, applets

ISTE 1d, 3d, 4a, b, c

Follow teacher demonstrations.

Do programs

Java Book Chapter 2, Eclipse. computers
  1. Number program (2.4)
  2. Number conversion program (2.13)
  3. House drawing program (2.19)
1 week


English Common Core Standards (in bold)

  1. Demonstrate independence
  2. Build strong content knowledge
  3. Respond to varying demands of audience, task, purpose and discipline
  4. Comprehend as well as critique
  5. Value evidence
  6. Use technology and digital media
  7. Understand other perspectives and cultures


Math Common Core Standards (in bold)

  1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
  2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively
  3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
  4. Model with mathematics
  5. Use appropriate tools strategically
  6. Attend to precision
  7. Look for and make use of structure
  8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning