Web Literacy Basics

This module cover three areas of web literacy including reading for the web, writing for the web and participating on the web. In reading for the web they assess the credibility of a web resource and learn how the web works. In writing for the web they explore remixing and learn about composing for the web. In participating on the web they explore open content and create an online community task to inspire action.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6, 7-8
Format Web page
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Investigate the main internal components of common digital systems and their function


Examine how digital systems form networks to transmit data


Select and use appropriate digital tools effectively to create, locate and communicate content, applying common conventions


Select and use appropriate digital tools effectively to share content online, plan tasks and collaborate on projects, demonstrating agreed behaviours


Explain how hardware specifications affect performance and select appropriate hardware for particular tasks and workloads


Investigate how data is transmitted and secured in wired and wireless networks including the internet


Acquire, store and validate data from a range of sources using software, including spreadsheets and databases


Select and use a range of digital tools efficiently, including unfamiliar features, to create, locate and communicate content, consistently applying common conventions


Select and use a range of digital tools efficiently and responsibly to share content online, and plan and manage individual and collaborative agile projects

Keywords Digital citizenship, Web Literacy, Open resources, Remixing, Cooperation, Internet, Unplugged, Composing, Interface
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs English, Digital Literacy



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