HTML Lesson Plan

Instructor: Kandi Young

Kandi has degrees in Communications, Human Services, Education and Computer Science. She is a Business, Marketing, and Technology instructor with a Master's degree in Education.

This lesson plan defines and provides a brief history of HTML and introduces basic syntax for writing HTML. Several interactive activities allow students to explore basic coding and apply the concepts presented in the lesson.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Define HTML and common terminology related to HTML.
  • Recognize correct HTML syntax.
  • Be able to write a brief, error-free HTML code.

Length of Lesson

1 to 2 hours

Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.4

Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.9

Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.3

Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.

Materials

  • Web design software or word processing software
  • Internet access
  • List of HTML tags and definitions
  • Complete code for simple web page

Vocabulary

  • HTML
  • HTML standards
  • tags
  • opening tag
  • closing tag
  • syntax
  • elements
  • code/source code
  • wickets/brackets

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