Web Programming

Web Programming


In this unit, students will learn how to recognise and combine elements of simple webpages into a fully functional, high quality web pages to promote their world tour. Students move on to develop a web page for a mobile platform involving separate text and animated media elements from Voki.com. Skills in handling compressed folders are revisited to enable peer assessment via an online platform and students are encouraged to improve their work based on feedback. Finally, students produce a project writeup for assessment.

Lesson by lesson key content

Indicative content
1 Identify the different elements of a web page; create your first web page; correct errors (debug) web pages; create your own page with errors. Writing summaries of festival events.
2 Correct errors (debug) a web page; style paragraphs with inline styles; build a webpage to help promote the Time Traveller Festival. Researching hyperlinks using the www.
3 Learn about how organisations use the internet; use iframes in a webpage; produce a web page from a design; evaluate other pupils' work. Writing a script for an animation.
4 Design and build a webpage for a mobile device [main and media elements]. There is no homework for this lesson.
5 Evaluate another pupil's work; enhance your work. There is no homework for this lesson.
6 Introduction section write up; design section write up; building the webpage write up; self-assessment section write up; evaluation section write up. There is no homework for this lesson.

Computing curriculum content

  • Undertake creative projects that involve selecting, using, and combining multiple applications, preferably across a range of devices, to achieve challenging goals, including collecting and analysing data and meeting the needs of known users;
  • Create, reuse, revise and repurpose digital artefacts for a given audience, with attention to trustworthiness, design and usability;
  • Understand a range of ways to use technology safely, respectfully, responsibly and securely, including protecting their online identity and privacy.

Literacy curriculum content

  • Learning new vocabulary, relating it explicitly to known vocabulary and understanding it with the help of context;
  • Writing for a wide range of purposes and audiences, including notes.

Numeracy curriculum content

  • None for this unit.