What makes video games enjoyable? What are components of a game? How could you create a game that has a goal?!
What's the best part about video games?
"Students will create a plan for a video game that " "Students will describe and explain the steps needed for their friends or families to play the game with a sequence of instructions."
The Design Process! (Ask Explore Model Evaluate Explain) Feedback and blog next week how you will use feedback. "Students will describe and explain the steps needed for their friends or families to play the game with a sequence of instructions."
What will we use?
Play some games today and do some exploration. We will answer some questions about what we observed at the end of the class.
Loops: A loop is a sequence of instructions that is continually repeated until a certain condition is reached. Conditionals: Conditionals are statements that allow you to execute code only if certain conditions are met. Variables: Variables are like containers for storing data values.
Download Hopscotch and Scratch Jr.:
Work together in pairs: What is the most important thing to consider when creating a Scratch Jr video game?
Brain break: Create a drawing of a monster that is made up of five different objects in your house. You must use five different colors and each object must take up a different part of the monster.
Work together in pairs: Q: How did you use sequences, loops, and events in your Scratch Jr video game?
What is the name of the software used to create a Scratch Jr Video Game?
- Scratch Jr
- Microsoft Word
- Adobe Photoshop
What is the main purpose of a Scratch Jr Video Game?
- To entertain and educate players
- To create websites
- To make money
- To create 3D models
How do you create a Scratch Jr Video Game?
- Using the Scratch Jr software and blocks of code
- Using a keyboard and mouse
- Using a 3D printer
- Using a pencil and paper
What type of content can be included in a Scratch Jr Video Game?
- Animations, music, and sound effects
- Graphs and equations
- 3D models and textures
- HTML and CSS code
What is the recommended age group for a Scratch Jr Video Game?
- Preschool and Kindergarten
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- High School