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Setting a program to its initial state

Theme: Daily Life

Purpose: Familiarize students with the concept of initialization of a program, introduced as setting the starting location, size, costume and visibility of a sprite.

Lesson goals: I can...

  • Identify the aspects of a project that requires initialization
  • Set the initial state of a program

Activity 1: Healthy Habits PSA

Exploring a program to discover how it is initialized and set the initial starting locations, size, costume, visibility, and variable values of the program.

Activity 2: Creating with Initialization

Students will create a project of their choice using initialization.