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Scratch Pacman series of 6 lessons ( game examples, help sheets, starters, homework, tick lists)

Scratch Pacman series of 6 lessons ( game examples, help sheets, starters, homework, tick lists)

This folder contains 6 full lessons, showing in stages how to build a Pacman game (or similar) in Scratch, with examples and help sheets. It also allows students the ability to go further with higher extension task sheets. I have placed some starter activity sheets, Lesson objectives and a programming homework book also. Save any teacher teaching this unit a lot of time in preparing a whole unit from scratch (excuse the pun!). Lesson 1:- Creating Sprites, Costumes and Stage Lessson2:- Adding script to Pacman to move and change costume (open and close mouth) Lesson 3:- Adding script to move other sprites in the game (ghost) Lesson 4:- Adding variables (Counter, eating the dots) Lesson 5:- Creating the game over sprite/script Lesson 6:- Extra lives + other elements (bouncing off the walls, moving Pacman along a path) Note worksheets and game examples can be uploaded to web version of Scratch, but scripts may alter in colour slightly as web version is slightly different than desktop. best for version 1.3.1 Scratch and above

By lyonkind09

Scratch Hour of code WordSearch with Glossary

Scratch Hour of code WordSearch with Glossary

This Scratch word-search is great for starting your class off with scratch or for early finishers. I have included a handy glossary of words for the students in case it is their first time and they are unsure what the words mean. Also take a look at my scratch poster A3 Scratch Poster Enjoy

By Kiwilander

Scratch Vocabulary Blocks A3 Poster Hour of Code

Scratch Vocabulary Blocks A3 Poster Hour of Code

This colourful A3 sized poster will look great on your wall and help your students remember the different types of blocks in Scratch. For each Scratch block type there is a definition and an image to help the students. Perfect for your Hour of Code. Included are: Motion, Looks, Sound, pen, control, Sensing, Operators and variables. Enjoy

By Kiwilander

Computational Thinking for KS3 & KS4

Computational Thinking for KS3 & KS4

If you teach computer science, you don't want to miss out on this! Includes both my highly popular KS3 and KS4 introductions to computational thinking! Includes a mixture of information and activities to introduce students to the concepts of computational thinking through a series of real world scenarios. To practice the application of computational thinking, I have also included my Kodu programming challenges work unit!

By RobbotResources

Coding and Algorithm Activity Cards Bundle

Coding and Algorithm Activity Cards Bundle

This bundle provides a great opportunity for students to have fun whilst learning the fundamentals of coding and algorithms. When students use these action cards in an ‘Unplugged’ environment they are executing instructions socially and collaboratively using commands and concepts applicable to the real world and computer programming. Your students will love coding and creating algorithms by programming each other to undertake real world tasks in the classroom. They will continually collaborate to refine their code making it as efficient and effective as possible. Students will frequently, fail, revise and succeed using these cards building resilience and learning through trial and error. Most commonly students use these “action” cards to create instructions to follow as if they were a robot in pairs or teams. One as the coder and the other is the machine or device that must explicitly follow the instructions. Next, they can use these with real robotic and coding languages such as Sphero, Dash and Dot and Scratch to visualize and perform a set of actions before entering those instructions into the device. This package includes 10 challenges for students to begin straight away but they will begin creating challenges and missions in no time using just the room and resources in which they are located. Also include Boolean operator cards for students to explore how search engines operate.

By Innovativeteachingideas

Made with Code (Assessment criteria and lesson powerpoints)

Made with Code (Assessment criteria and lesson powerpoints)

Intro: Computing skills can enable you to pursue your passions, no matter what they are. Coding touches every field you could work in, from medicine to race-car driving. Even if being a software developer isn’t at the top of your list, fields like social media, music, crime-scene investigation, video gaming, fashion, education, design, or film and special effects might be? Literally anything can be done with code! How will things be made and built in the future? WITH CODE!​ These lessons can inspire students to learn the basic of code by seeing how it is used in other industries for example in games, animation, farming and helping people/saving lives. Coding skills covered: sequences, iteration (while loops and for loops) and selection. These lessons would be a great way to introduce these concepts before moving onto another programming language like python. This scheme of work is a gentle introduction to coding using drag and drop tutorials and links to a range of other topics to generate interest in coding from reluctant students. It would be great with ks2 or for introducing code to year 7 or key stage 3 students at school. Each lesson powerpoint also contains 1 or 2 youtube links to useful videos to show how code can be used in the different industries. The assessment criteria links to the computing strands and has success criteria of good, better, best and wow and links to grades A*-U but could be easily adapted for grades 9-1 if your school does this (is an editable word document) No special software is needed (internet access for code.org tutorials and powerpoint only)

By miko12310

Kodu programming challenges

Kodu programming challenges

This resource is to be used alongside the computer game software available free from Microsoft: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10056 After getting to grips with Kodu through the inbuilt tutorials, the unit of work challenges students to complete progressively more difficult tasks before creating functioning computer games. at each step, computational thinking is encouraged through the use of flowcharts to plan programming tasks. Evidence of the work completed is also encouraged (Examples of how to complete the evidencing tasks are included). Ideal for introducing basic programming skills in a fun learning environment!

By RobbotResources

Primary Computing Year 3/2 - Computer Programming

Primary Computing Year 3/2 - Computer Programming

A collection of worksheets and guidance sheets to compliment the Rising Stars Switched On Computing unit for year 2/3 'We are Astronauts'. These can be used with or without the scheme and are based on use of Scratch. Objectives cover the basics of algorithms and computational thinking as well as general use of Scratch and a review sheet.

By xkatiecfc

We are Toy Designers - Year 4 Computer Programming

We are Toy Designers - Year 4 Computer Programming

A collection of worksheets and guidance sheets to compliment the Rising Stars Switched On Computing unit for year 4 'We are toy designers'. These can be used with or without the scheme and are based on use of Scratch. Objectives cover inputs and outputs, basic programming and reflection.

By xkatiecfc

Scratch Operator Blocks

Scratch Operator Blocks

All scratch operator blocks (most frequently used!) on publisher with titles for a classroom display. If laminated, can be used as a teaching tool to physically structure a piece of code - particularly useful with KS2! We have printed these on A3 to fill a wall and make them more legible for students in class.

By markblackie

Scratch-Your-Head

Scratch-Your-Head

This is a short, 15 question quiz based around understanding and using Scratch. The pupils can do it as an individual activity or as a class. Answers to questions are given on each slide by clicking a link or an image.

By salmong