Zaxby Challenge Scoring

Scratch Rubric

Game Title and Theme (10 points)

The theme is easy to see starting with the opening splash page: Game Title and Author. Includes instructions slide.

Title Slide with Game Name - __/ 5

Your name appears at the beginning as the creator- __/ 2

Project instructions / theme - clearly visitble- __/ 3

TOTAL __/ 10

Creativity (20 points)

How creative is the animation or gam? Does it include several sounds or just background music? Does the artwork seem well designed (good color combinations, attractive)? How engaging is it? Do you want to watch it again? Do you want to show it to others?

Design __/1 below average art/color, __/3 average art/color/ __/5 great art/color

Good use of sound? __/1 one sound, __/5pts = m background music?)

Sprites __/1 (modified Scratch sprites or imported pictures) __/5 pts = (created your own sprite(s))

How engaging?

__/1 (want to see it or play it again)

__/2 pts =(want to show it to others)

__/5 pts =(Wow! – blew my socks off)

TOTAL __/ 20

Originality (10 points)

Is it a completely original, not simply a copied idea taken from TV, books, videogames or movies etc...?

TOTAL __/ 10 (0 for none, 5 for average, 10 outstanding)

Technical Merit (30 points)

The technical difficulty of this entry.

Uses broadcast and receive __/3 -5 pts.

Uses at least one loop __/1 -5 pts.

Uses at least one conditional __/1 - 5 pts.

Uses at least one variable or timer __/1 - 5 pts.

Number of scripts __/1 (for 1-5) __/2 (for 6-10) __/3 (for 11+)

Number of sprites __/1 (for 1-5) __/2 (for 6-10)__/3 (for 11+)

Changes the background __/1 (for 0-3 changes) __/2 (4+ changes)

TOTAL _/15

Programming Practices (10 points)

Commented code, scripts are kept small (no more than 5-10 blocks per script), the names of message and variables are meaningful, and there are good project instructions,

Scripts are small __/ 1-2

Good names for messages and variables __/ 1-2

Instructions included on Scratch __/ 2-6

TOTAL __/ 10

Total for each entry___________________________ out of 100