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Scratch™ 2.0 Programming for Teens, Second Edition by Jerry Lee Jr. Ford

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CHAPTER 3A REVIEW OF THE BASIC COMPONENTS OF SCRATCH PROJECTS

As you have already seen, Scratch application projects are composed of backdrops and sprites. Sprites interact and move about the stage under the programmatic control of scripts made up of code blocks. This chapter explains the different types of code blocks and how they work together to create scripts. It also reviews the 10 categories into which all of Scratch 2.0’s 148-plus code blocks are grouped. Although this chapter does not offer an in-depth review of each code block, it provides a series of tables that you can bookmark and use as a quick reference when developing new Scratch applications.

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