The student will demonstrate proficiency in the background knowledge of computers and programming.
Tennessee State Standards
11 to 12
Discuss the history of computers and programming languages.
Discuss the components of the computer.
Summarize the distinguishable characteristics of the high level Programming languages such as Java, C++, and BASIC.
Critique the role of computer programming in society.
The student summarizes the history of computers and programming languages.
The student explains the purposes of the high level languages such as Java, C++, and BASIC.
The student examines the role of computer programming in society.
Sample Performance Task
The student will develop a timeline for the history of compuers and programming languages. Proficiency would be evaluated by the given dates and the content area covered on the…