In this lesson, students will learn the steps required to create a website.
The instructor delivers a presentation on the steps required to create a website. In the “Create a Website” activity, students use these new skills to design their own website, create a visual model, and research a hosting solution on the web.
What steps do I need to take to create and publish a successful website?
After completing this lesson students can:
ISTE: 1.1d, 1.4a, 1.6a, 1.6c, 1.6d
HTML: short for HyperText Markup Language. This language is used to add text, links, inputs, and media to a web page.
CSS: short for Cascading Style Sheets. This language is used to add styles like colors, sizing, and positioning to the elements on a web page.
Mock Up: an artistic depiction of what a final product will look like when finished.
Script: a set of instructions given to a computer that tell it how to behave.
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The student conceptualizes a novel idea for a website for a target user. Thought has been put into the content, appearance, and functionality of the website.
The student implements a title, media, and interactions that build on the design exercise. The purpose of the website is clear from the drawing.
The student demonstrates that they researched multiple hosting services and selects one based on an aspect of the service that they indicate is important for their website.