Topic outline

  • September 9 - September 13

    Monday

    • Log into CS First 
    • Go into the Pitch Your Passion project and click the Starter Project link on the right to load Scratch
    • Once Scratch opens, we want to either create a Scratch account if you do not already have one.  If you do, we want to log into your existing account.
    • Once in, go to File on the menu and load the Scratch project that is saved in Downloads folder that you started last week.  You can now go to File and choose Save Now to have it stored in your online Scratch account




    Tuesday

    • Free choice due to students being out testing




    Wednesday

    • Log into CS First to access the videos
    • Log into Scratch, to either access the project you already started or to start new -- if you have not already made a Scratch online account, we do to do so 
    • Work on the Pitch Your Passion project - links to the video are included
      • Use the videos provided on CS First to learn how to add the required elements to your project 
    • Work until 11:55 and I will give you free time if you are using your time wisely



    Thursday



    Friday

    • September 2 - September 6

      Monday

      No School


      Tuesday

        1. Go to g.co/CSFirst
        2. Click "Sign in" in the top right
        3. Click "I am a student"
        4. Click "Enter class code"
        5. Enter class code qp84f2 and click Next and then Yes, Join 
        6. Choose Yes for the question about needing a new CS First username and password 
        7. Write down the username and password they provide you on the little sheet I hand out to you
      • Decide what topic you would like to use for Pitch Your Passion 


      Wednesday

      • Open up Chrome and log into your school email 
      • Complete the Pitch Your Passion Brainstorm activity to help come up with what information you would like to share
        • Create a Coding Advisory folder in your Google Drive
        • Open the link about for the brainstorming activity and make a copy in your new Coding Advisory folder
        • Complete the activity by answering the questions




      Thursday

      • Watch Speak Out video 
      • Open your Pitch Your Passion Brainstorm Google Doc activity from yesterday
        • Finish it if you need to
        • Read over the answers you gave and try to shorten each of them down into one or two short sentences
      • Log into g.co/CSFirst and sign in with the log in you made yesterday
        • Choose Pitch Your Passion activity and if you have not already, click on the Starter Project link to the right of the page
        • Choose a sprite or character to use for your project 
        • Begin having your character speak by adding block of text

      Friday

      • August 26 - August 30

        Monday

        • Go over the class syllabus and classroom rules
        • Write three things about yourself on a piece of paper -- DO NOT WRITE YOUR NAME ON IT!



        Tuesday 

        • 6th Graders had camp meeting 



        Wednesday

        • 6th Graders meet with Web leaders first 15 minutes 
        • Go over safety information 



        Thursday



        Friday

        No school!