Creating a webpage
Creating a web page or a website with multimodal texts (print-based text,hyperlinks, still or/and moving images)
Designing a web page/website for visitors to a local attraction
Creating a web page /website for a school event
Creating a web page /website about a class project
Designing a web page /website on a study topic (e.g. travelling, healthy food, historic event, etc.)
Designing a web page /website about a social issue
Creating a web page /website for a fictional business (e.g. from the novel)
#1 Webpage labels
Students explore what a typical web page can include and why. They analyse a web page and label its different elements (e.g. text, images, hyperlinks, links for downloading, etc.).
#2 Comparing designs
Students compare several examples of different web pages and explore the relationship between their designs and purposes.
#3 Drafting ideas
Students brainstorm ideas for the website and draw a draft of the web page, including the content and the design. They consider (1) the purpose of the web page, (2) the context, (3) audience.
#4 Power of text
Students explore several examples of web pages and identify what makes them appealing or not to audiences. They revise their drafts accordingly.
#5 Choosing a platform
Students learn how to navigate a web development platform suggested by the teacher.
#6 Creative Commons images
Students explore the difference between restricted copyright images and Creative Commons images. They learn how to reference restricted copyright resources.
#7 Collecting resources
Students find relevant resources (e.g. images, Youtube clips, websites, etc.) which can be used in their web pages.
Using their drafts and collected resources, students create and publish their web pages/websites.