Scratch

Scratch

Pete Benson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624337

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Description

Scratch helps children design computer games, animations, and interactive stories from the ground up and share them with people around the world. In this book, students explore Scratch through detailed explanations built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.

Reading Level
Lexile
870L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
X
ATOS
5.6
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Arts & Music Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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