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Web_syllabus_16-17 & Pacing Guide

Web_syllabus_16-17 & Pacing Guide

Course: Web Design Teacher: Mr. Forrest Johnstone
School: Chapel Hill High School Room: E211
School Phone Number: (770) 651 - 6303 Date: 2016-2017
Email Address:

I utilize to keep parents and students up to date on project & test due dates please sign up either by text, email or both – your
personal information remains completely confidential. To receive messages via text, text @chhsweb to 81010.

Also please fill the online Parent Contact information at (case sensitive) or by using the link in Schoology.

We will utilize an online learning platform (Schoology) please have your student show you this learning platform and the resources it

Course Description:

Can you think of any company that does not have a web presence? Taking this course will equip students will the ability to
plan, design, and create a web site. Students will move past learning how to write code and progress to designing a
professional looking web site using graphical authoring tools that contains multimedia elements. Working individually and in
teams, students will learn to work with web page layout and graphical elements to create a professional looking web site.

Various forms of technologies will be used to expose students to resources, software, and applications of web design.
Professional communication skills and practices, problem-solving, ethical and legal issues, and the impact of effective
presentation skills are enhanced in this course to prepare students to be college and career ready. Employability skills are
integrated into activities, tasks, and projects throughout the course standards to demonstrate the skills required by business
and industry. Competencies in the co-curricular student organization, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), are integral
components of the employability skills standard for this course.

Web Design is the third course in the Web & Digital Design pathway in the Information Technology cluster. Students enrolled
in this course should have successfully completed Introduction to Digital Technology and Digital Design. After mastery of the
standards in this course, students should be prepared to take the end of pathway assessment in this career area.

The Georgia Department of Education Performance Standards in the following areas are available online at

Anticipated Classroom Format:
Teacher demonstration, power-point presentations, displays on overhead projector, hands-on assignments, worksheets, written reports and
oral presentations.

Required Readings:
This course requires numerous reading sources including: Text books, handouts, articles and curriculum information provided by the

Assessment/Evaluations/Required Student Products:
Student evaluations will be completed using a variety of formats including written examinations, oral presentations, inspection of electronic
files, and printed copies of completed work.

 Projects will be both group and individual.
 Students absent during a group project may be given an alternate assignment.
 All homework is due at the beginning of the class period. In class assignments are due at the end of the class period unless other

directions are given.
 If the student is absent on the day of a test/quiz, the student will be expected to take the test/quiz on the day of their return.
 Tests/CDAs will be announced in advance; quizzes may or may not be announced in advance.
 Late work: WILL NOT be accepted without a valid excuse note.
Make-Up Work:
If you are absent please check for your missing assignments.

Please keep in mind I will not pursue the student for missed and/or late assignments or class notes. It is the student’s responsibility to check
the assignment calendar, check with a fellow classmate, or check with me outside of class hours to find out what was missed.

Academic Honesty:

Students are expected to achieve and maintain the highest standards of academic honesty and excellence. Not only does academic honesty
preserve the integrity of both the student and the school, but it is also essential in gaining a true education. Students pledge that they will not
lie, cheat, plagiarize, or steal in the pursuit of his or her studies and are encouraged to report those who do. Students also pledge not to allow
others to copy their work. Failure to demonstrate academic honesty may result in a zero for all parties involved.

Grading Plan: 50%
Grading will occur on a variety of assignments, including: 20%
Summative Grades (CDAs, Tests, Projects, Etc.)
Formative Grades (class assignments, quizzes, homework)
Final Exam

It is the student’s responsibility to keep track of their grades. If the student has a concern about their grade, they must make an appointment
to meet with me to discuss outside of class (i.e. before or after school).


Some work completed is informal in nature or practice and may not require grading. Work being graded will be graded using the following

grading scale:

A = 90 – 100 D = 70

B = 80 – 89 F = Below 70

C = 71 – 79

Classroom Rules:

1. Do not do ANYTHING that would detract from the learning environment. This is a LEARNING environment first and foremost.
Follow this one simple rule and you will learn a lot and enjoy the class. There is zero tolerance for any action(s) that would
diminish the chances for learning to take place for yourself or your peers.

2. Follow the 5 Chapel Hill House Rules. (strictly enforced at all times)

3. Be prepared!! Bring your materials with you as well as any assignments that are due. You will NOT be allowed to leave to
retrieve forgotten materials under any circumstances!

4. Be RESPECTFUL of the teacher, other students, and yourself.

5. Follow the rules set forth in the student handbook.

The choices you make will result in either a negative or positive consequence.

Internet Usage Policy:
Computers are to be used as a learning aide not entertainment. If you are using a computer inappropriately, or you are on a website that is
not directly related to the assignment/project, you will receive appropriate disciplinary action and your log in ID could be disabled.

Pens & Pencils
Flash Drive

Lost Book Policy:
Board Policy Descriptive Code: IFAD
The student will be charged full replacement cost for any textbook lost, regardless of condition. The amount to be charged for a textbook
damaged by a student will be the responsibility of the principal.

Articulation Information:
The Douglas County School System has an articulation agreement with West Central Technical College in regard to some business and
information classes. Interested students can check with their guidance counselor for more information.

Non-Discriminatory Clause:
The Douglas County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and
activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Web Design.

Teacher: Coach Johnstone– Room E211

Please return this sign-off sheet to Coach Johnstone with the appropriate signatures below no later than Friday, August

 I understand the course syllabus can be accessed through Schoology.
 I understand that I can receive general text message updates from Coach Johnstone by sending code @chhsweb

to 81010.
 I understand that I am asked to provide Coach Johnstone my contact information at

(case sensitive) or by using the link in Schoology.
 I understand that if I request a parental code to Schoology I can routinely check classroom activities on Schoology

however the grade in the class will be reflected in Parent Portal not Schoology.

I have read and understood the guidelines, procedures, rules and consequences for Coach Johnstone’s Web Design
course and have shared them with my parents and/or guardians.

Class Period: ________________________________________________________
Student’s Name: ______________________________________________________
Student’s Signature: ___________________________________________________
Parent’s Signature: ____________________________________________________

Web Design Pacing Guide

HTML5 Coding (3 Weeks)

 IT-WD-3 Create documents using a variety of tags following coding practices commonly
used to create web pages

FBLA Scavenger Hunt
FBLA Poster/Flyer (Digital version)

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Graphical Elements (3 weeks)

 IT-WD-4 Create and use graphics to enhance web pages using a variety of tools.
 IT-WD-5 Define and apply essential aspects of the Cascading Style Sheets to format

elements within a web site.

FBLA Career/Goal Setting

Start Long Term Project (start with 2 classes)

Hyperlinks (1 Week)

 IT-WD-3 Create documents using a variety of tags following coding practices commonly
used to create web pages

FBLA Budget Activity
Long Term Project (add 3rd class, hyperlinks and structural tags header, nav, article, footer)

HTML Tables (1 Week)

 IT-WD-3 Create documents using a variety of tags following coding practices commonly
used to create web pages (3.4)

FBLA Strengths Assessment
Long Term Project (add 4th class, utilize tables appropriately on pages)

Web Forms (2 Weeks)

 IT-WD-3 Create documents using a variety of tags following coding practices commonly
used to create web pages (3.5)

Video, Audio, and Image Techniques (2 Weeks)

 IT-WD-4 Create and use graphics to enhance web pages using a variety of tools.

FBLA Slogans

GUI HTML Editors and Mobile Web Sites (2 Weeks)

 IT-WD-6 Use (Graphic User-Interface) GUI-Based HTML editing software to create web

FBLA Organization
Long Term Project (Using GUI create home page for group and consolidate pages)

Web Site Development for Business (2 Weeks)

 IT-WD-2 Plan, Develop, implement, and resolve ethical issues involved in creating and
publishing a web site.

 IT-WD-7 Develop an understanding of e-commerce practices and related technologies
necessary to create a secure, useful interface to conduct business online.

 IT-WD-8 Test, analyze, and identify performance issues related to publishing and
maintaining web sites.

Review for EOPA (2 weeks)

Testing Planning, Publishing, Maintaining (1 Week)

 IT-WD-8 Test, analyze, and identify performance issues related to publishing and
maintaining web sites.

Standards that are covered throughout each unit.

 IT-WD-1 Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry
 IT-WD-9 Explore how related student organizations are integral parts of career and

technology education courses through leadership development, school and community
service projects, entrepreneurship development, and competitive events.

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