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This week we review the Pre-Test and study for the Scripting Basics Test

Monday: No School

Tuesday: Scripting Basics Pre-Test Review/Study

Wednesday: Scripting Basics Pre-Test Review/Study

Thursday: Scripting Basics Unit Test

Friday: Guest Speaker – Report to 2nd Period

Missed class or need to see it again?  Here are videos going over scripting basics:

Variables Video

Mathematical Operations Video

Conditional Statements Video

Loops and Arrays Video

Functions Video

Other Resources for preparing for the test – Class Notes

Variables

Math

Conditional Statements

Loops

Arrays

Functions

 

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45, 12:45 – 1:15, and 4:00 – 4:45

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This generation is know as the 32 or 64 bit generation.  It is also known as the 3D generation.

Generation 5 occurred in the mid 90’s with several consoles released.  The most successful being the Sony Play Station.

Consoles were powerful enough the do true 3D effects, such as, shadows, shading, and texturing.

Other highlights are:

  • CD-ROMs replace cartridge
  • move from 2D to 3D graphics
  • the emergence of Sony as the leader in consoles
  • Nintendo held on to the handheld market with the release of Game Boy Color.

Watch this video about the Top 10 Games of the Fifth Generation

 

Technical writing skills are critical in Video Game Design careers.  Communication is the most important skill for the game designer and being able to write well is a must.  Proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar are necessary.

Today you will watch a short video about being a Video Game Designer and then write about what you saw focusing on skills needed to be a game designer.

Assignment:

In Word write one page (font size 11, double spaced, and default margins) about what skills are important if you want to be a game designer, what are your strengths, and what are your challenges (what do you need to focus on)?

Scoring will focus on good grammar, spelling, punctuation, and organization of ideas.

Save your document to OneDrive.  You will submit this to Schoology when you are done.

This week we will continue to do some benchmark exercises and start Classcraft.

 

Monday:  No School – Labor Day

Tuesday: Benchmark Drawing/Sketching

Wednesday: Benchmark Writing / Professional Dress Day

Thursday: Review Math and Logic Benchmarks

Friday:  Classcraft

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

Welcome to the last week of the 2017/2018 school year!  It has been pleasure to have had you all in my class this year.

Monday: Memorial Day – No School

Tuesday: Semester Exams 5th and 7th Periods

Wednesday: Semester Exams 1st and 3rd Periods

Thursday: Semester Exams 2nd and 4th Periods

Friday: No School – Enjoy Your Summer!

If you missed the Final Exam we took on Thursday last week – You need to take it on your semester exam period.  Follow the directions on the post below. Use the following test code:  PBB8GQUM

If you have any work you wish to be considered for grading, it must be turned in by the end of your semester exam period.

Test

Today you will take your test.  Please follow the directions to login and get started:

Go to Precision Exams

Click the Student Login button

Under new students click Register

Fill in all fields in the form and click register.

Now you will log in to the test.

Remember no phones, notes, website are allowed to be used on this exam – doing so will result in a grade of a 0 being entered into your grades.

Do your best!

 

 

This week we will be preparing for your semester exam which you will take on Thursday.

Agenda for the Week

Monday: Grading Project

Tuesday:  Semester Exam Review – Loops and Arrays

Wednesday:  Semester Exam Review – Binary and misc. topics

Thursday: Semester Exam

Friday:  Finals Schedule – 6th period’s last class

Tutoring This Week

Thursday  8:10 – 8:45 and 4:00 – 4:45

During lunch by appointment.

Please take the following survey from our Scholarship Lady here at the Career Center to help her improve services offered to you.  Scholarship Lady Survey

This week you will be adding theme and features to your game.  See the post below for all instructions, requirements, and rubric.

Agenda for the Week

Monday: Work day – Add theme and features

Tuesday:  Work day – Add theme and features

Wednesday:  Work day – Add theme and features

Thursday: Work day – Add theme and features

Friday:  Work day – Add theme and features – Last class day to work on this.

Tutoring This Week

Friday  8:10 – 8:45

During lunch by appointment.

Please take the following survey from our Scholarship Lady here at the Career Center to help her improve services offered to you.  Scholarship Lady Survey