Hour of Code: Scratch in 5th Grade

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5th Grade is going to participate in the Hour of Code next week to kick off their unit on Coding.

“With Scratch, kids and teens can program their own interactive games, stories, animations, and more. In this activity, your students will create an interactive holiday card that they can share with their friends and family — while exploring the fundamentals of programming.”

Read more on the Hour of Code website

To try the activity

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click the scratch cat icon on the 5th grade class page to make a holiday card

Go to the 5th Grade Class Page and find the Scratch Cat link under the online resources 

Published by

Rhys Daunic, The Media Spot

Rhys Daunic is a Brooklyn, NY based educator and consultant who integrates media literacy education into a variety of learning environments around the country. He is co-founder and director of The Media Spot (http://themediaspot.org) and he currently serves on the executive Board of Directors of the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE).