Merge Sort

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen

  2. Learning activity - this activity involves answering different questions about Bubble Sort

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Merge Sorts

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Print

Mark Scheme

1 mark per bullet, max 4.

  • List split into individual elements (may be done over several steps or just as a starting point)

  • Merge individual elements into sorted lists of size 2

  • Merge lists of size 2 into sorted lists of size 4

  • Merge lists of size 4 into the final sorted list.