Skills showcase: HTML

Children learn about the markup language behind a webpage; becoming familiar with HTML tags, changing HTML and CSS code to alter images and ‘remixing’ a website’s text and images to create a fake news story

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Lesson 1: Introduction to HTML

In this lesson, children learn that html is a markup language which defines how a website is displayed, they go on a HTML treasure hunt; investigating the code used to create different elements of the page

Lesson 2: Remixing HTML

In this lesson, children learn to edit HTML, changing the text size and content to create their own posters

Lesson 3: Changing HTML and CSS

In this lesson, children learn how HTML is used to determine the layout of a web page and CSS the look and style of it and then use this knowledge to create their own storyboards

Lesson 4: Website hacking

In this lesson, children apply their learning from the previous three lessons and adapt a live website and learn about the issue of fake news and the reliability of information on the internet and create their own 'fake' stories by hacking the code of a website

Lesson 5: Replacing images

In this lesson, children build upon their learning from the previous lesson and learn how to change an image within a web page and create their own news story, replacing the text and images of a webpage

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources