Introduce basic web vocabulary.
Covers fundamental internet terminology related to networks, domains, and e-mail. Includes vocabulary terms & definitions, diagrams, and student activities such as email practice and a matching quiz.
Aligned to the following Massachusetts Technology Literacy Standards, grades 6 through 8
G6-8: 1.19 Identify probable types and locations of Web sites by examining their domain names, and explain that misleading domain names are sometimes created in order to deceive people
(e.g., .edu, .com, .org, .gov, .au).
G6-8: 1.20 Explain and correctly use terms related to networks (e.g., LANs, WANs, servers, and routers) and Internet connectivity (e.g., DSL, T1, T3).
G6-8: 1.23 Use e-mail functions and features (e.g., replying, forwarding, attachments, subject lines, signature, and address book.) The use of e-mail is at the school district’s discretion and may be a class-wide activity if students do not have individual accounts.
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