Scratch Programming - for Years 7 & 8 - Technology Mandatory Multimedia.

Some of the resources used here have been uploaded (and modified) from Scratch M.I.T. and are acknowledged as being excellent tools for learning programming. Others have been made by my students.

At no time do you need to visit the Scratch.M.I.T. website, as you did in Primary School, as all your resources are found within this website, along with your assessment tasks. Instructions using screen dumps show you how to complete each Scratch.

You are to make a minimum of 15 projects, from the tasks listed below, then you can create your own Ultimate challenges, see Scratches 29 and 30 and possibly more!

However before you can do Scratches 29 and 30, all your completed 15 Scratches must be handed in for checking and assessment marking. DO NOT start on your 29 and 30 until you have been given the 'all clear to proceed'!

You work individually, at your own pace, completing chosen self-paced Scratches, then you may complete Scratches 29 and 30 which are your own creation.

Scratches run for a term. At the middle and end of the term all your working and completed Scratches hare handed in for assessment and a mark will be given.

The Scratch resource information is linked here.

Scratch
Number
Scratch Filename

Level of Difficulty (E,M,H)

Scratch Programming Notes
1 The Dog at Play E Very Easy and a good first Scratch
2 Spinners E Easy and great fun!
3 Gobo M Great Fun
4 Circle E Fun and watch it grow!
5 Fireworks1 (lots of colour) M Great colours!
6 Fireworks2 (the rocket) M Fireworks
7 Fireworks3 (the moon and a rocket) M Find the rocket and star from the Internet.
8 Fireworks4 (50 sprites) H There are 50 Sprites, but many are code duplicates.
9 Fireworks5 (15 sprites of colour) M 15 Sprites.
10 Square E Fun!
11 Shape Fill E Too easy and fun!
12 Circles - Fun E Fun!
13 Circles M More complex code within one Sprite.
14 Xylophone M More complex, but the nine Sprites can be duplicated and changed.
15 The Spinners E An easy to code Scratch.
16 Multiple Rainbows E Rainbows.
17 Balloons E Lots of Balloons.
18 Spiral E Spiralling Circles - Fun and really easy to do!
19 Circles - Concentric E Draw a circle - Easy Fun!
20 Circles and Squares E Draw a circle and a square - Fun! Simple code!
21 Circles Shapes - Zac E Fun and easy does it.
22 Breathing - ErinC E Fun with shapes
23 Charlotte - Circles E This is one of our students creations. Fun and easy to make!
24 Noah - Dots E This is one of our students creations. Two sprites only, with one copied to another nine sprites.
25 Baileigh - Rainbows E This is one of our students creations.
26 Sophias - Cats E This is one of our students creations. This is an easy one with 20 sprites all copies of sprite 1, with different coloured sprites.
27 Y7 - Many Circles E This is one of our students creations.
28 Zac - Spiderman H This is one of our students creations.
29 The Ultimate Challenge H Create your own individual challenge masterpiece from the ground up. Only when you have completed at least 15 Scratches. This involves 15 Sprites, with different coding for each, though some maybe modified from another Sprite. The theme is Fireworks. The basic idea is to build upon the ideas used in Scratch 9 which had 15 Sprites.
30 The Coders Ultimate, Ultimate Challenge H This challenge can only be completed after 15 Scratches have been handed in. There are basically no rules except that it cannot be a game, or a copy of another Scratch and must use 20 different coded sprites. Enjoy the Ultimate - Ultimate Challenge!
      Scratches updated as at: 11/12/2017.