5/1/17 Scratch Monday
Content objective: SWBAT use arithmetic operators and functions; and use scratch to convert temperature from degrees F to degrees C (and vice-versa.)
1. Describe the different types of Scratch blocks – what is the purpose of each type?
Do now: Log onto Scratch; in a separate window, open the Scratch Wiki (links above)
4/28/17 Scratch Friday
Content objective: SWBAT use the [KEY ( ) PRESSED] and blocks
Language Objective: Explain how today’s laptop touchpad is similar to, and different from, a mouse.
Do now: Build the code to control a helicopter sprite, p.89-90. This is the base code that we’ll modify today.
1. What kind of apps/computer programs need to know when a key is pressed? (3 examples)
3. Write two paragraphs explaining what a mouse is; what a touch pad is; and how they are similar/different.