Moving Game

Moving Game using Scratch Junior

Pupils watch a space game and then tell their teacher what it does (decompose it) before building it with the aid of the teacher. Finally they generalise the idea to make their own moving games independently or in pairs.

Computing Programs of Study Covered

Pupils should be taught to:
-understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions
-create and debug simple programs
-use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs
-use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content

Moving Game Planning as PDF

Moving Game Example as Zipped Folder (Unzip first)

Video to help teachers understand what their pupils are creating (Don’t use with pupils)

Scratch Jr is a free block based programming language that works on iPads and Android tablets. You can view information here and access printable blocks here.

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