Make Your First Webpage | Build a Blank Page & Beyond

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60 minutes

Structure a blank webpage with HTML to learn about markup, code, and compose.

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Web Literacy Skills

21st Century Skills

21st Century Skills

Communication Creativity Problem Solving

Web Literacy Competencies

Code Compose

Learning Objectives

  • Understand and explain how to build a basic, blank webpage using high-level HTML tags.
  • Identify and explain the basic parts of a webpage including the head and body.
  • Code and compose basic meta information about a webpage using appropriate tags and attributes including author, title, and character set.


  • 13+
  • Beginner web user


  • A projected computer for the instructor
  • Internet-connected computers
  • Thimble accounts.
  • Markers
  • Paper