This lesson allows pupils to create and amend simple two-dimensional lists in Python.  This lesson is suitable for KS3 computing and GCSE 9-1 computer science pupils.


It includes an attractive dyslexia friendly PowerPoint presentation that includes differentiated lesson objectives, 2 videos to teach key skills and lots of practical programming practice. It also includes a comprehensive teacher’s lesson plan including the answers to all the programming challenges.


Please note:  This lesson does assume the pupils are confident with using basic programming constructs of sequence, selection (if statements) and iteration (while and for loops) and creating simple lists.


Duration: 1 lesson


This lesson teaches pupils about:

  • Creating simple 2D lists
  • Displaying the list
  • Displaying the list with each item on a separate line
  • Displaying single items in a list
  • Adding data to the end of a list
  • Inserting data into a specific position in the list
  • Altering data in a list
  • Removing data from a list


10 2D Lists

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