Grade 11 Computer Workshop

In this computer workshop we will learn all about google drive. Discover the simple way of creating forms, spreadsheets, presentations, documents and even websites. Before we start, check that video out!

My first google SpreadSheet

My first google document

My first google presentation


Polishing and Publishing your HTML website ( duration 2 weeks)

Stage 1 : Discover the power of cascading Style Sheets (css)

Cascading style sheets are used to add themes to the website
To understand how, visit and try different themes by clicking on different links. They are the same HTML files but different css files.

How to add a cascading style sheet to your website

  1. Open
  2. Browse css templates and download one that you like.
  3. Make sure that it is copied in the same folder as your project (the css file is beside your html files)
  4. Add this code in the head section changing only the cssfilename
  5. <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="cssfilename.css" media="screen" />
  6. Repeat steps 4  & 5 in all your html files
  7. Then open your website!

If your are lost you can check this presentation for more info

Stage 2: upload your website

The easiest way to do it is to

  1. open
  2. Signup and verify account
  3.  click on this link to enable public folder
  4. open your public folder
  5. upload your website in your public folder (all images and files)
  6. (You can download the desktop version if you want)
  7. then write click on your homepage and copy the public link

THIS is the link to your website HOLD ON TO IT and save it somewhere cos we are going to use it in stage 3!!!

Stage 3: choose your own domain name

Since the dropbox public link is too long wwe are going to create a free, easy and short domain name, here is how:

  1. Open
  2. choose your unique and free domain name
  3. then in the section forward this domain too add your public link that your domain name will point too
  4. continue registration ofcourse for 12 MONTHS!
  5. if you do not sign up you will not be able to renew it after a year, so it will last you only 1 year!


PASTE YOUR DOMAIN NAME (for example as a comment to this post. And this is how I know that you are done and have submitted your assignment!

Term 1 project: HTML Website

Requirements for the project:
1 person –> 5 pages
2 persons –> 10 pages

Homeage has to link to all other pages
Or each page links to the next page and back to the homepage

An empty page will look like


<head>                 </head>




Pages have to include the following:


<img src="imagename.extension" width="200">


open on youtube

open video file

click on SHARE

click on EMBED

Copy the code and paste it in the body


<a href=""> click here to go to google </a>


Open widget box

Choose a widget you like (about weather, number of visitors, games…)

Copy paste the code into the website

Headers (1 being the biggest , 7 the smallest)

<h1> Title 1</h1>

<h2>Title 2 </h2>

<h3> Title 3 </h3>

<h7> title 7 </h7>


In the head section write

<title> this title will appear in the toolbar </title>

Formatting (bold, italic, or underlined)

<b> this text is in bold</b>

<u> this text is underlined </u>

<i> this text is italic </i>

Fonts (colors, sizes, types)

<font size="12" color="red" face="verdana">

The font will change here


Background colors

<body bgcolor="red">


<body bgcolor="#112233">

Background image

<body background="imagename.extension">

20% on creativity and design


Grade 11 Class Rules and Grading System

Grading System and Class Rules

Grade Element Points
Final Exam 50 Points
*Assessments + Assignments 20 Points
**Performance Particpation and Behavior 10 Points
***Attendance 10 Points
Project 10 Points

Please Note:

* Late assignments get 25% off

** Performance and Behavior start at 5. Good behavior, receive bonus points. Bad behavior decreases your score.

Good Behavior  such as

  •  helping others
  • particpating in class
  • or assisting the teacher get bonus points
  • and increase the score.

Bad behavior such as:

  • eating (which is completely forbidden in the lab)
  • littering
  • being rowdy and misbehvaing

***  Attendance is worth 10 points, which is almost ½ percent off for each class missed.

You also need to be punctual and on time so 3 lates count for an absence.

Finally, no permission to leave the lab unless under extreme circumstances.

Term III Computer Content

Lab session 18: Submit your site by sending me a link.
Lab session 16, 17: Allow for commenting and play with gadgets.
Lab session 13, 14, & 15: Edit your website: add related images, videos, text and hyper links.
Lab session 12: Find information about your topic and structure your site (create a page for each person).
Lab session 11: signup and create a site on google and add people
Lab session 10: Intro to google sites – watch videos and Demo site creation
Lab session 8, 9: Continue timeline and/ or create an HTML website
Lab session 7: Internet and the world wide web
   Objectives: read the chapter provided. Play the game 3 facts and a fib. Summarize main points. Take a snippet of HTML BASICS
Lab session 4, 5, & 6: My second timeline

Term II Computer Content

Term II Content
Lab session 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18: Prezi Project: The Scientific 100
Welcome Back!
Lab Session 10, 11 & 12: Know Thyself and Go to the Next Level Below

Are you still unsure about your dream job? Try solving this personality test
Discover your career options by checking your type in
know more about your personality from here
I have found this to be a veryaccurate test.  My type is INTJ.

Include in your prezi your typeone new thing you learnt about yourself and one thing you found that is true about you from your personality portarait. Then take your Prezi presentation unto the next level by practicing the points on the this 2nd sheet cheat..