Haunted Hideaways and Happenings/Creating a Frames Webpage Using HTM
Created by Patricia Janann Nicholson

Author: Patricia Janann Nicholson
Curriculum Area: Instructional Technology
Subject Area: Information Design (Web I)
Sunshine State
Standard Benchmark:
  • Demonstrate knowledge about the role of the computer in information design.
  • Understand the synthesis of design and technology in the publishing of information
    electronically in a Web environment.
  • Incorporate visual, information, and programming design into the creation of a Web site.
  • Demonstrate the ability to design the Web site, pages, and graphics using good layout,
    clean design, and smart choice of color.
  • Understand the technology required to implement a well-designed system of text and
    graphics that allows the user to navigate with ease.
  • Chart content and workflow to determine site organization and plan site structure.
  • Control the multimedia enhancements of interactivity, audio, moving images (animation
    or video) and content on demand.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and work with editable text and artwork to be used on the
    World Wide Web.
  • Develop an understanding of copyright and its importance in protecting original creative
  • Analyze information design for its effectiveness.
  • Constructs Meaning From Informational Text
    • Locate, organize, and interpret written information for a variety of purposes, including
      classroom research, collaborative decision making, and performing a school or
      real-world task.
    • Use a variety of strategies to analyze words and text, draw conclusions, use context and
      word structure clues, and recognize organizational patterns.
    • Determine the main idea or essential message in a text and identifies relevant details
      and facts and patterns of organization.
    • Utilize comparison/contrast in listing strengths and weaknesses in Frames and
      Nonframes Webpages.


Grade Level: 9th-12th
Lesson Title: Haunted Hideaways and Happenings/Creating a Frames Webpage using HTML in Notepad.
Resources: Nicholson's Lesson Plan Blues:
Learning Objective:

Students will:

  • read and follow online directions which will result in a completed Frames Website entitled
    "Haunted Hideaways and Happenings."
  • create a floating frames will display contact information.
  • include a update Javascript that will that writes out the last modified date of their page.
  • include a Javascript that will display a Welcome message in the Status Bar when the home
    page loads.
  • create a movie in Flash that will display on the home page.
Instructions: Students will follow the instructions provided at Nicholson's Lesson Plan Blues Webpage.
Finished products are included in the grading rubric listed below.
Assessment Haunted Hideaways Grading Rubric

Haunted Hideaways

Nicholson's Lesson Plan Blues