National 5 Computing Science students are expected to be able use HTML code in both the assignment and the final exam. They need to know the following HTML code:
Here are 5 resources which can help students with HTML at National 5.
Students can use ACHIEVE to:
W3Schools is an educational website which includes tutorials and content to a range of web technologies including HTML. The site is well laid out and each section has a 'Try it Yourself' editor allowing students to test aspects of HTML code.
Codecademy is an interactive learning tool. It works by taking the learner through a series of micro-challenges, each designed to teach an aspect of HTML. The learner is given an HTML coding instruction which they must follow by entering the solution in an online editor window, and then running the code to see if it works. Codecademy provides the learner with appropriate feedback.
TutorialsPoint provides a comprehensive guide to HTML. The site is well laid out, and the knowledge required at National 5 is explained within the first few pages within the HTML section.
Codepen is a free online HTML editor. Users enter HTML code in the upper section of the page, and the resulting webpage is displayed directly below. Codepen is a quick and easy way to practise HTML coding.