Creating Websites


What is the Task?

  • Understand the basics of creating a website.
  • Be able to be aware of good planning skills.
  • Know the tools you can use to search the Internet efficiently.
  • Be able to use the Internet and understand how you can use tools to solve problems.
  • Understand different methods of presenting information.

Key Words

  • Browser
  • Search Engine
  • Key Term
  • Planning
  • Internet
  • Site Map
  • Navigation
  • Presentation

If you need help with understanding these terms, click on the following glossary:
Teach-ICT for Computer Science


Study Skills

Produce study materials for the Year 7 Computer Studies Summer exam.

Practise flip learning and testing which is researching a topic before it is taught in class.


What we are looking for:

You have 3 weeks to complete the tasks and should take you between 3 to 4 hours in total. It is up to you how you manage your time.

To be successful in this ELA you should read the following guidance carefully:

There are 3 Tasks you must complete:

Task 1: Creating a Website

  • During the Summer term you will be studying Databases in lessons
  • Read through the sections called
  • You must produce a Revision Resource for each section
  • The revision resources can be any of the following:
    • Mind Map
    • Flash Cards
    • Notes
    • Or your own method
  • The purpose of the Revision Resource you create is to support you in preparing for your Year 7 Summer Computer Studies Exam

Review:

  • When you click submit for each quiz
  • You have the option to view your scores
  • Look through your responses, to see those which were correct
  • Look at the questions you got wrong, you may need to study more theory to become more confident

Task 2: Checking your Knowledge

  • Using the Creating a Website Revision Resource you created in Task 1, attempt the following quiz to the best of your ability:

Review:

  • Once you have clicked submit for the quiz, view your score
  • Look through your responses, to see those which were correct
  • Look at the questions you got wrong, consider these are part of your reflection in Task 3.

Task 3: Reflection

Now you need to reflect upon how well you have done in this ELA.
Answer the following questions in full sentences:

    • Did my revision resources help me prepare for the quizzes?
    • How well did I do in the quizzes?
    • Which topics did I get wrong, and therefore need to revise further for the Year 8 exam?
    • Did I create effective revision resources? What do I need to do to improve the revision resources in the future to make them clearer or more useful?

Your Review and Reflection must be written either by hand or using a computer. This must be handed in along with your Revision Resources.

The ELA is designed to support you in your Computer Studies lessons. They cover topics you will study in the Summer term and develop other IT skills you need to become familiar with, such as using the Internet for research.

The Revision Resources you create must be kept safe to help you revise for your Year 7 Computer Studies exam you will sit in the Summer term.

Should you need paper copies of the ELA please see Miss Doyle (M3) immediately.

If you experience any problems or have any questions regarding the Computer Studies ELA please speak to your Computer Studies teacher as soon as possible, alternatively you can contact Miss Doyle in M03 or by emailing:
s.doyle@brookfield.hants.sch.uk


Outstanding Home Learning May Include:

Detailed Revision Resource that can then be used by another person for Computer Studies revision.

They must be written in your own words.

Your Revision Resource must be well presented and clearly cover all the topics stated in each task.

Here are examples of flash cards and mind maps to help give you some ideas of how you could create your own.

Mind Maps

Mind Maps

Mind Maps

Mind Maps

IMPORTANT: Keep all your home learning safe once returned, as you will use it to help you revise for your Year 7 Computer Studies Summer exam.