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4. Add Supporters

  • 1. Social Media Day 7 Survey
  • 2. Viral Video Introduction
  • 3. Choose Your Spokesperson
  • 4. Add Supporters
  • 5. Add-Ons
  • 6. Reflection
  • 7. Wrap-up: Viral Video
  • 8. Wrap-up: Share Your Project
  • 9. Wrap-up: Show Your Project
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In this video, you will add two sprites that relate to your issue.

These sprites will tell the audience about your cause when each is clicked.

First, select a sprite from the sprite library.

Think about your cause, and choose a sprite that represents it.

This example uses a soccer ball.

To make this sprite say something when clicked, add a "when this sprite clicked" block from the events menu, then add a "say" block.

Write in a message related to your issue.

There is no simple recipe for crafting a viral message, but there are some common qualities of viral videos that you can try out in your animation.

Viral videos are often short upbeat and informative.

They are heartwarming relate to current events and engage the audience.

Try to include some of these qualities in your message.

Add another sprite to the project, and repeat this process: Add "when this sprite clicked" and "say" blocks.

Write a message in the "say" block, and adjust the value in the “seconds” bubble.

The audience might not know to click the sprites to learn more about the issue.

Program the spokesperson to tell the audience what to do.

Select the spokesperson sprite, and add a "say" block to the bottom of the code stack.

Type in a message like, "Click the different sprites on the screen to learn more!"

Now, it's your turn!

Add two more sprites that will advocate for your cause.

Program the sprites to say their own messages when clicked, and Program the spokesperson to tell the audience to click the sprites.

Instructions
  1. Add two sprites that will advocate for your cause.
  2. Make the sprites say a message.
  3. Make the spokesperson tell the audience what to do.