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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:15 minutes

Grades:5-6

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: HTML, Internet, URL, Uniform Resource Locator, World Wide Web, bookmark, error message, home page, hyperlink, server, web browser, web page, website


Objectives:

  • Student learns how a browser communicates with a server.
  • Student learns how HTML works with a browser to display web pages.
  • Student learns to identify the components of a URL.
  • Student learns to identify source and purpose of web information by looking at the URL.
  • Student learns to troubleshoot basic web page error messages.
  • Student learns to use bookmarks to save links and to return to them later.

Subjects:

Addressing Systems / IP Protocol 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Addressing Systems / IP Protocol 

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Distance Learning 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Distance Learning 

Draw Conclusions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Interpret / Infer > Draw Conclusions

HTML editors 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > HTML editors 

Hyperlinks 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Hyperlinks 

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Internet Search Engines

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Research > Internet Search Engines

Network Servers 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Network Servers 

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Programming

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Programming

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Secondary Sources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Sources > Secondary Sources

Troubleshooting 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Troubleshooting 

Troubleshooting 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Troubleshooting 

Types of Websites 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Types of Websites 

Uses a Variety of Resources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Uses a Variety of Resources

Valid / Reliable

Science > Concepts and Processes > Research > Resources > Valid / Reliable

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Vocabulary 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Vocabulary 

Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Web Sites

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Web Sites

Web Sites

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Web Sites
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  • When using URLs in your classroom for activities and projects, check the sites frequently to make sure the content has not changed.

  • This lesson discusses technology such as web browsing and downloading software. Please check with your school's policies and inform students of such before allowing them to navigate the World Wide Web independently.

S.1.d Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
S.3.b Students evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information, media, data or other resources.
S.3.c Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
S.7.a Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.
S.7.b Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
1B-CS-03 Determine potential solutions to solve simple hardware and software problems using common troubleshooting strategies. (P6.2)
2-CS-03 Systematically identify and fix problems with computing devices and their components. (P6.2)
2-IC-22 Collaborate with many contributors through strategies such as crowdsourcing or surveys when creating a computational artifact. (P2.4, P5.2)
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1d Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
ELA-Literacy.SL.6.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.8 Distinguish among facts, reasoned judgment based on research findings, and speculation in a text.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.