Week 2, Random Values

Random Values Chapter

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:



Duration Time Purpose Format Name
10 3:50 Engage Activity Homework Tagging
30 4:00 Review Critique Homework Review Questions
10 4:30 Engage Discussion Homework Introduction + Guess Today’s Topics
10 4:40 Study Lecture Intro + Slides
10 4:50 Engage Activity 2d6 vs 1d12 Dice Chart
20 5:00 Study Lecture The Methodical Application of Chance
5 5:20 Activate Discussion Skyline Tactic Match
10 5:25 Break Break Break
10 5:35 Study Lecture Pseudorandom vs Random
15 5:45 Activate Activity Pencil + Paper LCG
10 6:00 Activate Lecture Study Example
20 6:10 Activate Coding In-class Challenges

Homework Review


indvidually, 5 minutes

Scroll through this weeks homework and tag posts as you like.

groups, 5 minutes

In your assigned team, choose 1 or 2 sketches from the past week and use them to illustrate your answer to your team’s question.

class, 6x3 minutes

Share your chosen sketch, comment on it and summarize your discussion.


Group Question
1 Xia, Patricia, Dahee
How does working within constraints support creativity?
2 Bella, Leah, Carla
Considering the tile set as a tool, how do tools impact authorship?
3 Aakanksha, Julian, Xu
Choose a sketch you feel should be tagged 🤓. Explain why.
4 Alyssa, Ting, Jack
Choose a sketch you feel should be tagged 😂. Explain why.
5 Madison, Earl, Patrick
Choose a “outlier” project that explores an aspect of tile-sets not well covered by other projects. What is different about your chosen project?
6 Rik, Kirsten, Mario
Choose a sketch you feel should be tagged 😍. Explain why.


  1. Did you cite your classmates tiles?
  2. You can now tag sketches with 🤓😂😍.
  3. You can format your sketch comments with markdown.