Designing a game

In this lesson you will work on the design of a computer game. You will choose artwork and design algorithms.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does setting a variable do?

1/3

Q2.What would the value of the 'score' variable be after this code is run?

2/3

Q3.What will the sprite say at the end of this program?

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does setting a variable do?

1/3

Q2.What would the value of the 'score' variable be after this code is run?

2/3

Q3.What will the sprite say at the end of this program?

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Designing a game

Materials from the Teach Computing Curriculum created by the National Centre for Computing Education

Q1.You can only choose artwork when coding.

1/3

Q2.Algorithm design can be used to describe what some or all of program will do.

2/3

Q3.Designing before coding helps you to think through what's needed for your program and how it will work.

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Designing a game

Materials from the Teach Computing Curriculum created by the National Centre for Computing Education

Q1.You can only choose artwork when coding.

1/3

Q2.Algorithm design can be used to describe what some or all of program will do.

2/3

Q3.Designing before coding helps you to think through what's needed for your program and how it will work.

3/3

Lesson summary: Designing a game

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Time to move!

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