LA Practice C3: Create an interactive expository composition (Activity)< Back to Building Block
In this project, the learner will create a Scratch project to advance an argument through an interactive expository composition (PSA) (90 - 120 minutes)
By the end of this activity, learners will be able to...
- Create and refine a written algorithm as a storyboard to illustrate a PSA literary elements (hook, message, evidence, etc.) and structure
- Create a PSA using Scratch to convey a clear and concise message using factual evidence
- Algorithm: step-by-step instructions that deliver an expected result
- Storyboard: sequential graphic organizer that depicts the order of steps or events
- Debug: identify and remove errors from a program
- Expository Composition: writings that investigate an idea, evaluate evidence, expound on the idea, and set forth an argument concerning that idea in a clear and concise manner Purdue Writing Lab.
- PSA: visual message meant to raise the public's awareness on an important issue or topic
- Remix: create a new version of a program by recombining and modifying parts of existing programs, and often adding new pieces, to form new solutions. K–12 Computer Science Framework. https://k12cs.org
Materials and Resources
Creative Commons & Attributions
This project references and use videos from Google CS First project Pitch Your Passion: PSA which is licensed under under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Creative Considerations for PSA Campaigns - Psaresearch.com. https://www.psaresearch.com/wp....