Overview

Students will learn parts of a basic browser window, the nomenclature, and actions.

The student will be able to locate and name basic parts of a browser window:

  • A web browser window.
  • The address bar.
  • The menu bar.
  • The scroll bar.
  • The Back and Forward arrows.
  • The 3 browser action buttons (close, full-screen/restore, and minimize).

Teacher Preparation

  • Device Prep: if possible set the student devices to open to the school home page.
  • Print a poster of the browser window indicated for your devices (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Windows Edge, Opera)
  • Print out the bingo cards provided and the master copy for yourself

Steps

  1. Show the browser window image on a large screen (or print a poster of it). Demonstrate with a projector the actions of each term when introducing it.
  2. Have students take turns pointing to the correct location when called on.
  3. Print and pass out the browser bingo cards to play the Browser Bingo Game.
  4. Have students open their device (iPad, Chromebook, PC, Mac) and navigate to a web browser showing the school home page.
  5. Open this Quizlet Game on the computer OR this Interactive PowerPoint file and play as a class.

Vocabulary

​​Assessment Options

  • Observations
  • Check for understanding
  • Bingo game success

T3PD Model

       

ISTE-S Standards

Use IT! [Empowered Learner 1d]
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfertheir knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Device, Browser and Apps

Device: PC, Chromebook, Mac, not iPad
Browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, ALL
App, Extension, or Add-on:

The content area resources below make connections between this activity and classroom curriculum subject areas.

ELA: Have students notice the address for the abcya.com web site when you show it. Locate the “K” and select it, then play the Letters game.

Integrated Arts: There are many art activities throughout the abcya.com areas

Math: Have students notice the address for the abcya.com web site when you show it. Locate the “K” and select it, then play the Numbers games

Science: Have students notice the address for the abcya.com web site when you show it. Locate the “K” and select it, then play the Skills games about their senses, etc.

Social Studies: Have students notice the address for the abcya.com web site when you show it. Locate the “K” and select it, then play the Holiday games

Credits

Created by Courtney Conley, August 2017.