Networking Syllabus Quarter 4

Week

Lesson Focus

Weekly Objectives

TN Standards

Assessments

Additional Notes

1

 

Networking Fundamentals

  • Describe the different types of networks
  • Identify the features and differences in Internet and Intranet
  • Describe the purpose and definition of an extranet
  • Provide the definition of connection media

 

Standard 4.0

 

  • Rubric
  • Observation
  • PK Simulator Lab
  • Quiz

 

None

 

2

 

 

 

 

Networking Fundamentals

  • Describe the digital and analog transmissions
  • Explain point-to-point networking
  • Describe serial and parallel transmission
  • Configure a direct network cable connection

Standard 4.0

  • Interactive activity
  • Lab
  • Packet Tracer
  • Quiz

Rubric

None

3

Local Area Networking

  • Discuss local area networks
  • Contrast the advantages and disadvantages of various LAN topologies
  • Develop a basic network floor plan
  • Discuss network transmission media
  • Demonstrate an understanding of various cable and wire media

Standard 6.0

  • Interactive activity
  • Lab
  • Packet Tracer
  • Quiz
  • Rubric

None

4

Local Area Networking

  • Create a CAT5 cable
  • Discuss various network interconnections devices
  • Discuss the functions of repeaters, hubs bridges, switches, and routers
  • Detail the purpose of a network interface card

Standard 6.0

  • Interactive activity
  • Lab

None

5

Wide area Networking

  • Discuss the history of the Internet
  • Demonstrate an understanding of various classes of IP addresses
  • Discuss network services such as DNS and DHCP

 

Standard 9.0

  • Interactive activity
  • Lab
  • Packet Tracer
  • Quiz
  • Rubric

None

6

Wide area Networking

  • Understand protocols and services such as SMTP, FTP, and HTTP
  • Display an understanding of end point devices, including modems
  • Discuss telephone dial up, cable, and DSL

Standard 9.0

  • Interactive activity
  • Lab
  • Packet Tracer
  • Quiz

None

7

Networking Upgrading

  • Prepare a list of six valid reasons for upgrading a network
  • Describe reasons why networks would run out of bandwidth
  • List the essential steps to take when planning a network upgrade

 

Standard 7.0

  • Interactive activity
  • Lab
  • Quiz

None

8

Networking Upgrading

  • Identify the cabling standard for UTP networks
  • Know the reasons and procedures for upgrading an NIC to a higher speed
  • Know the basic reason for upgrading to a switch or router

Standard 7.0

  • Interactive activity
  • Lab
  • Packet Tracer
  • Quiz

None

9

Network Troubleshooting and Preventive maintenance

  • List various type of test equipment used for network troubleshooting
  • Describe the test that can be performed by a time domain reflectometer
  • List the basic steps to be followed when troubleshooting network problems

Standard 7.0

  • Interactive activity
  • Lab
  • Quiz

None