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### Overview

This lesson introduces websites as a means of personal expression. The class first discusses different ways that people express and share their interests and ideas, then looks at a few exemplary websites made by students from a previous course. Finally, everyone brainstorms and shares a list of topics and interests to include, creating a resource for developing a personal website in the rest of the unit.

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## UP:DLCS18.6.6

### Vocabulary

• computational thinking

### Knowledge

Students know:
• how to define the problem.
• how to plan solutions.
• how to implement a plan.
• how to reflect on the results and process.
• how to iterate through the process again.

### Skills

Students are able to:
• identify the steps involved with formulating problems and solutions in a way that can be represented or carried with or without a computer.

### Understanding

Students understand that:
• computational thinking is formulating problems and solutions in a way that can be represented or carried out with or without a computer.

## UP:DLCS18.7.5

### Vocabulary

• computational thinking

### Knowledge

Students know:
• smaller tasks are easier to solve than complex problems.
• that trends in data can also speed up the problem-solving process.

### Skills

Students are able to:
• abstract portions of the problem and focus on smaller tasks to aid in solving a complex problem.

### Understanding

Students understand that:
• complex problems can be overwhelming.
• by decomposing the complex problem into simpler problems, a solution is easier to reach.

## UP:DLCS18.7.27

### Knowledge

Students know:
• an event is comprised of a set of steps or processes that can be identified and then simulated.

### Skills

Students are able to:
• abstract the sequence of activities that make up an event.

### Understanding

Students understand that:
• dissecting the parts of an event can aid in understanding of and the simulation of the event.

### CR Resource Type

Lesson/Unit Plan

### Resource Provider

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