Hi Coders: You will delve deeper into programming topics
introduced in previous lessons this semester that will require
flexible solutions to more complex problems. By the end of this
course, you will create interactive stories and games that you can
share with anyone.
Answer ONE of the3 questions in
300 words or less:
In what ways has
Ignition positively impacted your life? Give an example of how
the program has changed your attitude or behavior towards
technology, and how this change will help you now and in the
What are your dreams for the
future (college, travel, volunteering, pursuing your dream job)?
How has Ignition helped prepare you to achieve those goals? Be
Tell us about a mistake that you,
or someone you know, has made with technology. How would you
change your actions based on what you now know through Ignition?
Questions to answer: Introduce yourself What is the name of
your game? What is the object of the game? What did you learn
from making the game? What was your greatest challenge? What
surprised you about your game/and or coding in general? Do you
think coding is something you would want to do as a career?
Why or why not?
How creative is the animation or game?Does it include several sounds or just background music?Does the artwork seem well designed (good color combinations,
engaging is it?Do you
want to watch it again?
Do you want to show it to others?
__/1 below average art/color, __/2
average art/color/ __/3 great art/color
Good use of sound?
__/1 one sound, __/2 more than 1 sounds
__/1 (modified Scratch sprites or
__/2 (created own sprite(s))
__/1 (want to see it or play it again)
__/2 (want to show it to others)
__/3 (Wow! – blew my socks off)
Originality (10 points)
Is it a
completely original, not something taken from TV, books, videogames
__/ 10 (0 for none, 5 for average, 10
Technical Merit (15 points)
The technical difficulty of this entry.
Uses broadcast and receive
Uses at least one loop
Uses at least one conditional
Uses at least one variable or timer
Number of scripts
__/1 (for 1-5) __/2 (for 6-10) __/3
Number of sprites
__/1 (for 1-5) __/2 (for 6-10)__/3 (for
Changes the background
__/1 (for 0-3 changes) __/2 (4+
Programming Practices (5 points)
scripts are kept small (no more than 5-10 blocks per script), the
names of message and variables are meaningful, and there are good
names for messages and variables
for each entry___________________________ out of 40
Activity 8:Scrolling Game
a scrolling background
game like Flappy Birds.
Activity 7:Quest Game (RPG - Role
Playing Game) Today:
Create your own RPG game
using one of 3 main
character sprites. You
select the one you want.
Learn how to broadcast events
Create a game that launches sprites
towards a finish line. For each
point a player scores, a new enemy
Variable - Math
X and Y (storage location holding
Football game - holds score,
is introduced using the
Insert a Sprite and make it
smaller to help with difficulty
Be sure to
tell me what "Add-ons" you do in the
NOTES and CREDITS section after you
share your game.
5: Escape Game -
Create a game where the player must avoid three
enemies that move randomly around the screen.
Make it keep score with a timer.
Randomness - Very
important feature in most ALL games
Monopoly - Dice
Timer - adds challenge
to a game
NEW Scratch Game and then add
2 sprites and a
Be sure to tell me
what "Add-ons" you do in the NOTES and CREDITS
section after you share your game.
Platform Game - Donkey Kong - Be sure to do 3 of the 6
add-ons in video 5. Events - Tells when to run the code If Statements - what happens when
Make a sprite jump from
platform to platform using the arrow keys to reach a
Remix the game
Add 2 sprites
sure to tell me what "Add-ons" you do in the NOTES and
CREDITS section after you share your game.
Activity 3:Maze Game (Sky, Space, Forest, and Snow ) - 5 videos and
6 add-ons - (Do only 3 of the 6)
Topic: If - Then statements Develop a
game where the player has to navigate a maze without touching
the edges. And, program a special celebration when a player
If - Then
statements mean if something is true then do the following...
Pac-man has lots of if statements
Notes: Tell me in the game
Notes & Creditssectionwhich add-ons you did so I can look for them and give you
Activity 2:Racing Game (2
Player) - 4 videos and 4 add-ons Computer Science Topic:
EVENTS Create a
2 player game that lets two players race against each other
using the keyboard commands
Events are When users do this then the
Example: Mindcraft Game has lots of these events
Screen? Don't forget to do the wrap up and
share your project
Don't forget to write in your journal about what have you
learned from this series
EQ: Has your fear ever kept you
from doing something?
Choices: You are invited to a
party by a person you do not know well, but with whom you would
like to become better friends. You know that there will be
drinking and no parental supervision at the party. You are
afraid to go to an unsupervised party but also anxious about
what this person will think of you if you do not go. Even if you
go, you are afraid to drink but also afraid of what others will
say if you don't drink. In the face of so many different fears,
what would you do?
that we need good leaders?
What makes a good leader? These are just some of the questions
that we will address this nine weeks. It is unquestionable that
good leaders are in great demand. The goal of this class is to
identify what those qualities look like and to express them in a
realistic and practical way. We will also look at different
Build a School Newspaper from scratch
Business and Computer
Science - 7th Grade (a few objectives we will pursue):