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June 2011

posted May 26, 2011, 8:42 AM by Victor Viereck   [ updated Jun 6, 2011, 8:19 AM ]


Essential Question:
Why is the order of a script important?How are conditions use when executing computer programs?How are variables stored, retrieved and modified when a computer program is executed?How is the repeated execution of a computer program preformed?How is data that is true or false used to execute a computer program?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Describe and use Sequential Processing in a computer program.Describe and use Conditional Programming Logic in a computer program.Describe Use of Variables in a computer program.Describe and use Iterative Processing in a computer program.Describe and use Boolean Logic in a computer program.

Activities:
  1. Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
  2. Check your Engrade
  3. Complete all Missing Projects and Assignments
  4. Review for Final Exam
Share your project online.
Copy this html code to put your project on your blog:

<object width="483" height="387" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" data="http://scratch.mit.edu/static/misc/PlayerOnly.swf"><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always">
<param name="allowFullScreen" value="true">
<param name="flashvars" value="project=http://scratch.mit.edu/static/projects/vviereck/1840456.sb?version=1">
</object>
Got to the Scratch website http://scratch.mit.edu. Change the vviereck/1840456 for your project .

Project Ideas
Scratch Game Design
Scratch Day Project
How to Draw
PacMan, Dog and Cat & Fish -  Scratch Project Tutorials
Bat and Ball Game
Add a Score Variable to your project

Final Exam Review
Scratch Scientists Quiz
http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/oglZM.htm
http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_6/25rwc.htm
http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/9bAUn.htm

Critical Programming Concepts - http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/5Ob2Y.htm
Scratch Basic Vocabulary -  http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_4/PIJ1F.htm
Scratch Coordinates - http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_1/92gEQ.htm
Scratch Blocks - http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_1/dBW9D.htm

Final Exam Schedule

June 8 - 14, 2011


Wednesday

June 8, 2011

Thursday

June 9, 2011

Friday

June 10, 2011


Monday
June 13, 2011
Tuesday
June 14, 2011

1. 8:30-10:00

Review

Makeup 1&2

Makeup 3&4

Makeup 5&6

Makeup 7&8

2. 10:10-11:40

1

3

5

7

9

3. 11:50-1:20

2

4

6

8

Makeup 9

May 23-27, 2011

posted May 20, 2011, 5:59 AM by Victor Viereck   [ updated May 22, 2011, 3:07 PM ]

Essential Question:
Why is the order of a script important?How are conditions use when executing computer programs?How are variables stored, retrieved and modified when a computer program is executed?How is the repeated execution of a computer program preformed?How is data that is true or false used to execute a computer program?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Describe and use Sequential Processing in a computer program.Describe and use Conditional Programming Logic in a computer program.Describe Use of Variables in a computer program.Describe and use Iterative Processing in a computer program.Describe and use Boolean Logic in a computer program.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2


PacMan, Dog and Cat
& Fish -  Scratch Project Tutorials
Bat and Ball Game
Add a Score Variable to your project

Final Exam Review
Scratch Scientists Quiz
http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/oglZM.htm
http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_6/25rwc.htm
http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/9bAUn.htm

Critical Programming Concepts - http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/5Ob2Y.htm
Scratch Basic Vocabulary -  http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_4/PIJ1F.htm
Scratch Coordinates - http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_1/92gEQ.htm
Scratch Blocks - http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_1/dBW9D.htm
Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework

  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.

May 16-20, 2011

posted May 13, 2011, 4:44 AM by Victor Viereck

Essential Question:
Why is the order of a script important?How are conditions use when executing computer programs?How are variables stored, retrieved and modified when a computer program is executed?How is the repeated execution of a computer program preformed?How is data that is true or false used to execute a computer program?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Describe and use Sequential Processing in a computer program.Describe and use Conditional Programming Logic in a computer program.Describe Use of Variables in a computer program.Describe and use Iterative Processing in a computer program.Describe and use Boolean Logic in a computer program.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2
  1. Monday: Design and program an original game using Scratch. Work individually or in teams of 2 or 3.  You must create Original Sprites (Try Stykz) and Backgrounds. 
  2. Tuesday:  Scratch Game Design
  3. Wednesday: Scratch Game Design
  4. Thursday:Scratch Game Design

PacMan, Dog and Cat
& Fish -  Scratch Project Tutorials
Bat and Ball Game
Add a Score Variable to your project
Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework

  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.



May 9-13, 2011

posted May 6, 2011, 4:58 AM by Victor Viereck   [ updated May 13, 2011, 4:46 AM ]

Essential Question:
How are different threads use to control a sprite?How are events signaled in a computer prgram?What type of variable is used by only one sprite?What type of variable can be  used by all sprites?What type of variable is either true or false?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Use Threads in a computer program.Use Events in a computer program.Use Local Variables in a computer program.Use Global Variables in a computer program.Use Boolean Variables in a computer program.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2
  1. Monday: PacMan or Ms. PacMan - Scratch Project Tutorials  Customize your game.
  2. Tuesday:  PacMan or Ms. PacMan - Scratch Project Tutorials  Customize your game.
  3. Wednesday: PacMan or Ms. PacMan - Scratch Project Tutorials  Customize your game.
  4. Thursday: Design and program an original game using Scratch. Work individually or in teams of 2 or 3.  You must create Original Sprites (Try Stykz) and Backgrounds. 
  1. Friday: Critical Programming Concepts Quiz - Review http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/5Ob2Y.htm

Dog and Cat - 
Scratch Project Tutorials
Fish -  Scratch Project Tutorials
Bat and Ball Game
Add a Score Variable to your project
Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework

  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.



May 2-6, 2011

posted May 1, 2011, 1:18 PM by Victor Viereck   [ updated May 6, 2011, 5:01 AM ]

Essential Question:
How are Statements used in a computer program?What do Boolean expressions do in a computer program?How are Conditions used in computer programming?When would you use a loop in a computer program?When are Variables used in computer programming?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Use Statements to command a sprite.Use Boolean expressions in a computer program.Use conditions in a computer program.Use Loops in a computer program.Use Variables in a computer program.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2
  1. Monday: Dog and Cat -  Scratch Project Tutorials
  2. Tuesday: Dog and Cat - Scratch Project Tutorials
  3. Wednesday: PacMan - Scratch Project Tutorials
  4. Thursday: PacMan - Scratch Project Tutorials
  5. Friday: PacMan - Scratch Project Tutorials
Bat and Ball Game
Add a Score Variable to your project
Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework

  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.
Gmail, Blogger and iGoogle Information
Create and Edit Blogger
Cyber Safety
Abbreviations
Macintosh Basics

Netiquette Project
Netiquette Project Evaluation
Netiquette Quiz

April 25-29, 2011

posted Apr 17, 2011, 6:19 PM by Victor Viereck   [ updated May 1, 2011, 1:19 PM ]

Essential Question:
How can you use the mouse to move a sprite?How are random movement written in a script?How are Conditions used in computer programming?Why would you use multiple sprites?How are multiple threads used in computer programming?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Develop a script to control movement of a sprite with the mouse.Create a sprite with random movements.Change a sprites costume when a specific condition is met.Duplicate and modify sprite properties and scripts.Describe and use multiple threads  to create a computer program.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2
  1. Monday: Fish Project  Scratch Project Tutorials
  2. Tuesday: Fish Project Scratch Project Tutorials
  3. Wednesday: Dog and Cat - Scratch Project Tutorials
  4. Thursday: Dog and Cat - Scratch Project Tutorials
  5. Friday: Computer Scientist Test -  Review
Bat and Ball Game
Add a Score Variable to your project
Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework

  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.
Gmail, Blogger and iGoogle Information
Create and Edit Blogger
Cyber Safety
Abbreviations
Macintosh Basics

Netiquette Project
Netiquette Project Evaluation
Netiquette Quiz

April 11-15, 2011

posted Apr 7, 2011, 4:58 AM by Victor Viereck   [ updated Apr 17, 2011, 6:20 PM ]

Essential Question:
How are statement used to program a computer?How are Boolean expressions used in computer programming?How are Conditions used in computer programming?How are Loops used in computer programming?How are Variables used in computer programming?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Describe and use statements to create a computer program.Describe and use Boolean expressions to create a computer program.Describe and use Conditions to create a computer program.Describe and use Loops  to create a computer program.Describe and use Variables to create a computer program.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2
  1. Monday: Dog and Crab
  2. Tuesday: Dog and Crab
  3. Wednesday: Cycle 3 Test
    1. Review http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/7X2Lk.htm
  4. Thursday: Fish Project
  5. Scratch Project Tutorials
  6. Friday: Fish Project
  7. Scratch Project Tutorials
Bat and Ball Game
Add a Score Variable to your project
Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework

  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.
Gmail, Blogger and iGoogle Information
Create and Edit Blogger
Cyber Safety
Abbreviations
Macintosh Basics

Netiquette Project
Netiquette Project Evaluation
Netiquette Quiz

April 4-8, 2011

posted Mar 31, 2011, 5:26 AM by Victor Viereck   [ updated Apr 7, 2011, 5:33 AM ]

Essential Question:
How are statement used to program a computer?How are Boolean expressions used in computer programming?How are Conditions used in computer programming?How are Loops used in computer programming?How are Variables used in computer programming?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Describe and use statements to create a computer program.Describe and use Boolean expressions to create a computer program.Describe and use Conditions to create a computer program.Describe and use Loops  to create a computer program.Describe and use Variables to create a computer program.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2
  1. Monday: Arrow Key Movement  Watch the video and summarize on your Blog.
    Etch-O-Sketch Project
  2. Tuesday: Bat and Ball Game
    Add a Score Variable to your project
  3. Wednesday: Bat and Ball Game
    Add a Score Variable to your project
  4. Thursday: Dog and Crab
  5. Friday: Dog and Crab

Cycle 3 Test
  1. Review http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/7X2Lk.htm

Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework

  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.
Gmail, Blogger and iGoogle Information
Create and Edit Blogger
Cyber Safety
Abbreviations
Macintosh Basics

Netiquette Project
Netiquette Project Evaluation
Netiquette Quiz

March 28-April 1, 2011

posted Mar 24, 2011, 5:15 AM by Victor Viereck   [ updated Mar 28, 2011, 5:25 AM ]

Essential Question:
What calculations do you need to draw specific shapes?What statements are used to move a sprite a specific distance?What statements are used to move a sprite a specific direction?Why is sequence so important when programming?How many ways  can you program a sprite to do the same thing?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Program using the pen tool to draw specific shapes in specific locations.Program a sprite to move a specific distance.Program a sprite to move a specific direction.Arrange statement in logical order.Evaluate and enhance threads in Scratch.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2
  1. Monday: Scratch Pen Challenge
    Work with a partner assigned by the teacher.
  2. Tuesday: Scratch Pen Challenge

  3. Wednesday: Arrow Key Movement  Watch the video and summarize on your Blog.
  4. Thursday: Etch-O-Sketch Project
  5. Friday: Bat and Ball Game

Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework

  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.
Gmail, Blogger and iGoogle Information
Create and Edit Blogger
Cyber Safety
Abbreviations
Macintosh Basics

Netiquette Project
Netiquette Project Evaluation
Netiquette Quiz

March 21-25, 2011

posted Mar 18, 2011, 5:11 AM by Victor Viereck   [ updated Mar 24, 2011, 5:59 AM ]

Essential Question:
What do the Computer programming terms mean?What statements are used to move a sprite a specific distance?What statements are used to move a sprite a specific direction?Why is sequence so important when programming?How many ways  can you program a sprite to do the same thing?

Introduction: Answer the Question of the Day  on your blog 
(Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.)
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Identify the Vocabulary and and computer programming concepts.Program a sprite to move a specific distance.Program a sprite to move a specific direction.Arrange statement in logical order.Evaluate and enhance threads in Scratch.

Activities:https://sites.google.com/site/ictessentials2
  1. Monday: Problem II. Moving to Specific Locations
  2. Tuesday: Problem II. Moving to Specific Locations

  3. Wednesday: Problem III. Changing the Looks of a Sprite
  4. Thursday: Problem III. Changing the Looks of a

  5. Friday: Scratch Vocbulary and Scientists Quiz
Scratch Pen Challenge

Review -

http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/9bAUn.htm 

http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_1/31uRb.htm

Closing/Summary: You will sum up what you learned in class today. Write a summary/ROAR  up to 140 characters on the ROAR.

The Roar


Homework
  • What's New in Technology?  Investigate new or emerging (future) technology or technology products.  What do you think about this Technology or technology Product? Write a one paragraph review, reaction or summary about one of these technologies on your blog.  You may include an image if necessary. Links -
  • Help your parent or guardian to sign up on Engrade.  Discuss your assignments and grades.  Your parent must send an Engrade message to me from their own account.

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