Session 1 (Storytelling with Scratch)

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Dialogue

Learn about CS First and Scratch, then create a story in which two characters talk without using questions.

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Check It Out

Tell a story in Scratch. In the story, a character walks through a scene describing what they see.

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Setting

Create a dynamic stormy day setting, complete with rain and lightning.

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Premise

Build a story around one of four premises.

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Characterization

One character narrates another character's actions and thoughts.

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Interactive Storytelling

Create a story in which the audience can make a decision.

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Personal Narrative

Create a personal narrative based on one of three premises.

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Your Innovation Story

Create an innovative product or idea, then use storytelling to pitch or sell it.

Session 2 (Sports with Scratch)

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Victory Celebration

Learn about CS First and Scratch, then create a victory celebration in Scratch.

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Sports Commentary

Create a dance, cheerleading, karate, or basketball performance competition. Then write the commentary for each of the competitions.

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Net Sports

Create a fun net sport game with a bouncing ball and an athlete.

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Fitness Gadget Commercial

Create a commercial around one of four fitness gadgets: wrist wear, eyewear, headwear, footwear.

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All-Star Passing Drill

Build an all-star passing game where you try to aim at a moving receiver.

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Batter Up

Build a home run derby style baseball game.

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Extreme Sports

Build an extreme sports game in which a racer navigates an obstacle course for as long as possible.

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Post-Game Interview

Build a project in which you get interviewed about what you programmed and learned in class.

Session 3 (GAME DESIGN)

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Gaming Story

Learn about CS First and Scratch, then create a gaming story.

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Racing Game

Create a two-player racing game in which users control movement with the keyboard.

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Maze Game

Create a game in which the user guides a sprite through a maze.

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Platform Game

Create and learn about platform games. Students program a player sprite to move and jump across platforms.

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Escape Game

Create an escape game in which a player must avoid other sprites that move randomly.

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Launcher Game

Create a launcher game using key press events, clones, and variables.

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Quest Game

Learn how to use storytelling in video game design while building an RPG style Quest Game.

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Cave Surfing Game

Create a game with a side scrolling background (similar to the popular game Flappy Bird).

GaoJeffrey
LiJessica