Teacher-Facing Resources

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: Internet, URL, World Wide Web, dialog box, download, home page, hyperlink, scroll bar, software, web browser, web page, website


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns characteristics of web pages and websites.
  • Student learns what a URL is and how to use it to navigate to a web page.
  • Student learns what a browser is and how it functions.
  • Student learns the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web.
  • Student learns to print a web page.
  • Student learns what a home page is and understands the difference between a home page of a browser and the home page of a website.
  • Student learns to use browser dialog boxes to download files and software from the World Wide Web.
  • Student learns to identify links and use them to navigate through web pages.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student learns about ancient Mayan culture.
  • Student interprets information on web pages.
  • Student recognizes symbols on maps.

Subjects:

Addressing Systems / IP Protocol 

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

Addressing Systems 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Addressing Systems 

Desktop Symbols 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Desktop Symbols 

File Management/ Import and Export 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Management/ Import and Export 

How Where to Locate Information

Language Arts > Research > Search Strategies > How Where to Locate Information

Hyperlinks 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Hyperlinks 

Instructions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Follow Directions > Instructions

Internet

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Internet

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Listening / Pay Attention

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Comprehension > Listening / Pay Attention

Search Engines 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Engines 

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

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

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

Vocabulary 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Vocabulary 

Web Page Design 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Page Design 

Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

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

Web Searches 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Searches 
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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.

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