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Exercises 1 to 5
Exercise 1 related to Lesson 1 -- Introduction to the browser Explorer
Using Internet Explorer, go to the ten Website addresses listed below. The challenge will be to type in the addresses (Uniform Resource Locators) carefully. One wrong letter, and you will not get to your destination. Capitalization counts -- so don't use lower case when upper case is shown.
On a separate piece of paper, write the url of each site, the title of each site as it appears in the browser's title bar, and a couple of sentences describing the content of the site. If an address doesn't work no matter how carefully you type it, just write "The page cannot be displayed" An example is done for you.
Now it's your turn for these addresses (URLs).
Exercise 2 related to Lesson 1 -- Identifying items in Explorer's toolbar and menu
On separate paper, give the purpose of the toolbar button within the black rectangles found below in part of Internet Explorer's menu and toolbar. You can leave out Help which is done for you in the example.
To figure out what some of the selected items are used for, you may have to look at the Resources given at the bottom of Lesson 1. Looking only at the Lesson 1 text alone will not give you all the answers you need. As in many of these exercises, you will have to get your answers from reading the Resource-Websites for each lesson.
Exercise 3 related to Lesson 2 -- Using addresses and links
See the list of Suggested Web Sites for lots of practice in using links. The Suggested Web Sites list is at http://www.gordonrichard.com/curric/categor.htm You'll start off with a list of Web Site categories. Clicking on each category will take you to examples of sites within each category. Don't forget to use your browser's Back button to return to the category list. Go to at least twenty sites on the list. Practice using the Back and Forward buttons to move among sites you have already visited.
On a separate piece of page titled Exercise 3, list the titles of each site that you visited along with one sentence telling what the site is mainly about. The title of the site will appear in the blue title bar of your browser -- in this case, St. Petersburg Times Online.
Exercise 4 related to Lesson 2 -- More on using addresses and links
Look at a minimum of twenty sites in the Suggested Web Site list at http://www.gordonrichard.com/curric/categor.htm. Make them all Favorites. Write short reviews of three of the sites.
Be sure your review includes (1) the title and URL of the home page, (2) the purpose of the Web site, (3) your reaction to the site. Your reaction, from fifty to eighty words, may include comments on what you liked or disliked about the site. Be as specific as possible.
As you write your short review, ask yourself if your comments would help someone decide whether the site was worth exploring.
Title: The Baseball Almanac. URL: http://www.baseball-almanac.com/
Title: Purdue Online Writing Lab. URL: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
Exercise 5 related to Lesson 3 -- Selecting your browser's home page
This exercise will give you practice (1) changing your browser's Home page and (2) returning to your Home page by using the Home button on the Explorer toolbar.