Programming Assignment #1

You might call this your initial assignment!

Due Date : Friday, September 15 by 11:30 AM (yes, this time is correct).

 

Introduction

During this week's activities you practiced using building blocks from the , , and   menus in order to create some simple line drawings.  For this assignment I would like you to work by yourself to extend the lessons learned in these activities to create a Scratch program that writes your three initials. 

 

For example, if I were to do my initials (JBS) I might end up with something like the following:

 

Requirements

Thatís it. Those are the simple minimum set of requirements.  The rest is all up to you.

 

Suggestions

In reality this probably sounds easier than it actually is.  I would suggest that before you start programming that you get out a piece of graph paper and plan out your program.  Think about the coordinates of the stage (-240 to +240 for width, -180 to +180 for height) and how/where the three letters that you are drawing would go on the stage.  Think about the movement from point to point and when you need to raise or lower the pen.

 

Submitting your assignment

When you have completed the assignment you should submit the assignment using the following technique: