November 9, 1998
11th and 12th Grade
Introduction to the Internet
Whiteboard and markers, flowchart organizer and completed
example, page layout worksheet.
11th and 12th grade students will apply their understanding of
HTML 4.0 tags to create a web page that will be posted on the
Internet by the end of the semester.
In today's technologically advanced world, the Internet, especially
web pages, are key to business. By knowing the HTML 4.0
programming language, the students can create their own web
pages in the future.
The objective for today will be written on the board, "Today we
will cover addition HTML tags so that you grasp the code for
making your own web page." Students will be told about what
tags they will be learning today and how that will help them create
their own web page. The students will also review the HTML tags
Each of the HTML tags to be studied that day will be explained.
The tag will be written on the board in its proper form as well as its
location in a web page. The attributes will also be listed. After
each item is explained, their uses as well as their result on a web
page will also be told. Finally, the use of an end tag will be
explained to the students. Students will take notes on the page
The teacher will model on the whiteboard examples of the tags that
can be used in a web page. Their results in a web browser will also
be drawn on the whiteboard.
Check for Understanding:
Students will be called on to answer questions during class. These
In addition, students will open Microsoft Word and type how the
tag would look from the teacher's verbal description of the final
result. The teacher will check the tag at each computer. Students
also are invited to ask questions as the input and modeling is
- Where can the tag be used?
- What is the tag code?
- What attributes go with the tag?
- Does the tag need an end tag?
- What effect does this have on a web page?
Students will fill out a top down organizer that relates the different
areas of a web page. The teacher walking around the class will
check this. The teacher will also share their completed example
with students. It will be started on the whiteboard.
Independent practice is not needed at this point. The creation of
these pages requires a computer. Since not all students have a
computer at home, work can only be done in class.
Students will fill out an electronic exit slip to be submitted over
email from my web page at http://RobertAndrews.com/messmer (link removed).
The exit slip includes the following questions: what have they
learned, what point they are currently at, and what items they are
confused about. This will be used to start the next class.
All pages, scripts, and graphics.