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Level: Grades 2 to 5
Author: Valerie Steeves
This lesson helps students understand how electronic messages are delivered over the Internet by introducing them to the concept of dynamic re-routing. Using a "web" composed of photocopies of computers and yarn, students relay segments of messages to the teacher's "computer," where the segments are put together into a coherent whole. Students also discuss the importance of using correct spelling and URLs and discuss online rules for safe Internet use.
At the end of this lesson, students should be able to:
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) is available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.
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