Add sound blocks to Scratch code to help students reason about sequencing.


Students often use an if block when they mean to use a forever-if block. Help students recognize this by saying “if you put a play-note block in the if, how many times would you hear it?” This style of prompt can be a great hint for students and you can use play-note and say blocks to help visualize program execution. Some programming languages use “print-statements” as a similar strategy.

Example: "Add different play note blocks to see how your code works."

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