Lesson 4: Website Hacking

Applying their learning from the previous three lessons, pupils 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

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding and exploring more complex components of a web page

  • Using the inspect elements tool to explore the different components that make up a web page

  • Spotting and identifying a fake news story on a web page

Lesson Plan

Website hacking and fake news
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Presentation: Website hacking

Created by:
Siobhan Morgan,  
Computing specialist
Head of Computing at Exeter Junior School, Siobhan Morgan has nine years of computing teaching experience as well as experience from her role of ‘Subject Genius for Computing’ on TES. Siobhán enjoys spending time with her family and searching for the Gruffalo…
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