Programming Languages Lesson for Kids


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What do all computer programming languages do?

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1. In order for a computer to understand a program, it must be written in _____.

2. When you write a computer program, you are writing a list of directions for the computer to follow. What is that list called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about programming languages with this quiz/worksheet. You'll be answering questions on key points like the goal of all programming languages and the language a computer needs to understand a program.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these main topics:

  • The word for the list of directions computer programs follow
  • The first programming language for computers
  • The type of computer program that has words
  • The only type of programming language a computer can understand

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on programming languages
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what all computer programming languages do
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the name for a list of directions in a computer program and the first language in computer programming

Additional Learning

The lesson named Programming Languages Lesson for Kids will teach you more about:

  • How programming languages work
  • Cellphone code
  • Binary code
  • Early computer programming languages and ones used today