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Scratch - Broadcasting and loops

What do I need to Learn?

I need to learn how to use Broadcasting
I need to learn how to use forever loops

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Task 1 - Getting Started Click to see more

Make sure that you have your scratch Powerpoint Open



Now log into your Scratch account

You can do that by clicking on the link below


Task 2 - Broadcasting Click to see more

Task - Create a game menu so that:

  1. You have 3 different backdrops

  2. You have 2 new button sprites, one with the word 'Start' one with 'Exit'


  3. Now Watch the video below - to create a simple menu system using Broadcasting


    If you have correctly completed the task your scratch code should do the following

  • When the green flag is clicked there are two buttons
    displayed one to start the game and one to exit.

  • When the 'Start' button is pressed the background
    changes and a message is displayed.
    All buttons should also be hidden.

  • When the 'Exit' button is pressed the background
    also changes and a message is displayed.
    All buttons should again be hidden



  • Add a screenshot of your broadcasting system into your PowerPoint.

  • Task 3 - Using Loops Click to see more

    Complete the following tasks:

    1. Copy the loop below to make question repeat until the right answer is given.
    2. Scratch


    3. Break up your questions so that they are called by using broadcasts named question1, question2 etc.
    4. Scratch


    5. Create a new variable called Countdown and add it to a repeat loop to countdown to the quiz start, see below
    6. Scratch


    7. Challenge - Now try and use a loop in your quiz...


    Task 4 - Update your learning objective Click to see more

    Summing it all up

    Lets look at the learning outcomes and decide which one best describes our current level of understanding :

    Tick the one you feel is closest to your level

    Learning Outcomes I need to learn how to use Broadcasting

    • I have a basic understanding of how I can use Broadcasting with a little help from my teacher
    • I can show my teacher that I can use Broadcasting without their help.
    • I can use Broadcasting independently and I can also explain it to others and can complete any extension tasks I am given.

    🠜 Now update your learning objectivesClick on the Assessment image


    Task 5 - My Scratch quiz project Click to see more

    Task - My Scratch Project Quiz

    Click on the image below to see some examples of scratch quizzes. Then think of your own idea for a quiz project using all you have learned so far.
    Scratch


    Task 6 - Extension Task - Planning Click to see more

    Extension Challenge - 'Planning'

    For your quiz project you need to think about the following:
  • How will it begin (menu) instructions?(broadcasting)
  • How will you measure how well the person did? (variable)
  • What Sprites will you need?
  • What background(s) will you need?
  • Success criteria: How will you know if you project is successful? Complete a success statement that starts :-My project will be successful if…
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    Task 7 - Update your learning objective Click to see more

    Summing it all up

    Lets look at the learning outcomes and decide which one best describes our current level of understanding :

    Tick the one you feel is closest to your level

    Learning Outcomes I need to learn how to use forever loops

    • I have a basic understanding of how I can use forever loops with a little help from my teacher
    • I can show my teacher that I can use forever loops without their help.
    • I can use forever loops independently and I can also explain it to others and can complete any extension tasks I am given.

    🠜 Now update your learning objectivesClick on the Assessment image


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