Scratch Junior Module 2

Intended Audience

  • Age Group 7-10 years old

What do I need?

  • Live Online Training : A laptop, and a stable internet connection. The recommended minimum speed is around 10 Mbps.
  • Grade 1 reading literacy
  • Grade 1 maths literacy
  • Completed Scratch Junior Module 1

Certification

  • A progress report will be issued after each module like this module.
  • After all modules were completed, and the assessments passed, a Competency Certificate will be issued

Duration

  • 1 School Term (1 session per week, over a 10 week period)

Outcomes

  • Master the tools and terminology used in the Scratch Junior Environment
  • elaborate sequences and stories.
  • Create start and end screens for games
  • Master messaging and broadcasting in Scratch Jr
  • Create interesting and interactive games.
  • Create original stories and games.

One

Lesson 1 - The Quiz

  • Create an original quiz
  • Think of your own questions that the player has to answer
  • Design interesting animations to make the question pages more exciting
  • Challenge your lecturer!
  • Create a “WIN PAGE”

Two

Lesson 2 - Crossy Road - Part 1

  • Creating a fully functioning, challenging game in Scratch Jr
  • Create a specific, measured backdrop
  • sprites that the player can use to control the characters
  • Place all relevant sprites in the game and make sure they are in the right place

Three

Lesson 3 -Crossy Road -Part II

  • Programming the first 2 levels of the game
  • Testing and fixing an bugs in the game

Four

Lesson 4 - Crossy Road - Part III

  • Create the third and final level of this game
  • Create a WIN PAGE
  • Making sure the whole game works properly from start to finish
  • Small Improvements

Five & Six

Lesson 5 & 6 - Score a Goal

  • Create a penalty shootout game
  • Create the relevant sprites and background for the game
  • Coding the sprites.
  • Create a WIN PAGE and a LOSE PAGE that are interactive.
  • Timing and esthetics of the game.

Seven & Eight

Lesson 7 & 8 - Create Your Own Game/Story

  • The final project in Scratch Jr.
  • Creating your own original game/story
  • Use all the tools and techniques we have learnt thus far
  • Prove your mastery of Scratch Jr

Nine & Ten

Lesson 9 & 10 - SCRATCH JR TO SCRATCH

  • Transitioning over to SCRATCH.
  • Create a profile
  • Become familiar with the layout of Scratch
  • Similarities between SCRATCH and Scratch Jr
  • First script in SCRATCH
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