Using a Free Web Design Application - Google Sites

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To complete this project in Web Design Careers, students become proficient in Google Site, a FREE web platform to develop a 3-5 page ‘live’ website. This Capstone Activity will have students design a website including the web-name; topic, texts and images for a website.

Introduction

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Students are introduced to Google Sites to develop a 3-5 page ‘live’ website. Students will design a website including the web-name; topic, texts and images for a website. Choices can include: a school team, club, parent’s businesses, student personal interests or possible student businesses. Students will register for a Google.com account, review procedures for building a website and learn basic drop and drag for designing their site. The assessment activity includes creating a video of the student's website to share with the class--or the world through their completed website.

Teacher Note: All the lessons in the project require computer access. Please confirm that all websites, downloads and link are active on the network in advance.

Lesson Times

Class Period 01
60 Minutes
Class Period 02
60 Minutes
Class Period 03
60 Minutes
Class Period 04
60 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to research sample Google Sites, and discuss features of this Web Development Program.
  • Students will be able to research and create a 3-5 page website in Google Sites.
  • Students will be able to share and receive constructive comments from their peers.

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