Class P5/6G Mrs Gibson

Last term we did a whole school topic on Enterprise. We chose to make several products, which were then sold later in the term at the Enterprise/PSG Xmas Fayre.

In ICT/Computing we are learning about:

  • communication mind map creating using the Kidspiration programHow technological developments have changed every day life and the things we use. We created a mind map using Kidspiration.
  • Improving our word skills and learning again about the snipping tool app in Programs/Accessories
  • We have been learning different file types including animated gifs. They are moving pictures like a short cartoon with one object or a moving pattern.
    animated gifs MCKENZIE powerpoint

    Animated gif powerpoint Mille P5/6 G
    Animated gif PowerPoint Millie P5/6 G
  • We have been learning to type faster and with accuracy using online typing website.
    Examples include Big Brown bear learn to type.
    We have been using the programming tool – Scratch in a variety of ways including :-
  • creating our own dress-up game based on the Scratch example program- Dress -up with Tera Scratch game .
  • designing our own Scratch sprites based on a variety of themes.

    ghost chasing pumpkin by Matthew
    ghost chasing pumpkin by Matthew
  • how to type faster and where all the keys are on the keyboard
  • how to use the Scratch programming tool to create a simple cat and mouse game. In coding we learnt about forever loops, adding variables (timer and score), changing costumes and event handler e.g. when clicked
  • learning about file types including animated gifs (which often dance or move like a very short cartoon)




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