CCNA1 ITN Module 6 - Data Link Layer

Date Subject Lesson Plan
11/28/22 CCNA1

We'll continue practicing subnet problems until everyone is getting them right.

You should feel comfortable with OSI Model Layer 1 - Physical Layer: Copper, Fiber, Wireless

This module's test is Friday of this week! (2022)

Link: Module 6 Reading Organizer

Start Module 6 - Data Link Layer
Video: OSI Model: The Data Link Layer (5:25)

Read: 6.0.1 Why should I take this module?

Read: 6.0.2 What will I learn to do in this module?

Start Moule 6, Section 1 - Purpose of the Data Link Layer

Read: 6.1.1 The Data Link Layer

Read: 6.1.2 IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Data Link Sublayers

Read: 6.1.3 Providing Access to Media

Read: 6.1.4 Data Link Layer Standards

Activity: 6.1.5 Check Your Understanding - Purpose of the Data Link Layer

Video: Chris H.: OSI Model: The Data Link Layer (5:25)

Assignment: Module 6 Reading Organizer 1-6

  A+

Read: 3.3.4.1 Monitor Characteristics

Read: 3.3.4.2 Monitor Terms
Video: Monitor/Screen/Display Specs Explained ft. Display Resolution, Aspect Ratio (7:40)

Read: 3.3.4.3 Display Standards

Read: 3.3.4.4 Using Multiple Monitors
Video: Triple Monitor Setup Guide (6:43)

Activity: 3.3.4.5 Check Your Understanding - Monitor Terminology

11/29/22 CCNA1

Review: Subnet Practice Class B #7

Start Module 6, Section 2 - Topologies

Read: 6.2.1 Physical and Logical Topologies

Read: 6.2.2 WAN Topologies
Video: WAN Topologies (5:46)

  • Point-to-Point (P2P)
  • Hub and Spoke
  • Full Mesh
  • **Partial Mesh
  • **Point to Multipoint

Read: 6.2.3 Point-to-Point WAN Topology

Read: 6.2.4 LAN Topologies
Video: LAN Topology (6:23)

  • Star
  • Extended Star
  • Bus
  • Ring

Assignment: Sketch LAN topologies on one side of paper, WAN topologies on the other side and label. (10 points)

Read: 6.2.5 Half and Full Duplex Communication

Read: 6.2.6 Access Control Methods
Video: Professor Messer: CSMA/CD and CSMA/CA (2:36)

  • CSMA/CD
  • CSMA/CA

Read: 6.2.7 Contention-Based Access - CSMA/CD

Read: 6.2.8 Contention-Based Access - CSMA/CA

Actvity: Check Your Understanding - Topologies

Assignment: Module 6 Reading Organizer questions 7-20

  A+

Read: 3.4.1.1 Motherboard Upgrade
Video: How to Install / Swap your PC Motherboard STEP BY STEP (11:47)

Read: 3.4.1.2 Steps to Upgrade a Motherboard

Read: 3.4.1.3 CPU Upgrade

Read: 3.4.1.4 Storage Device Upgrade

Read: 3.4.1.5 Peripheral Upgrades

Read: 3.4.1.6 Power Supply Upgrade
Video: How to upgrade your PC's PSU | Hardware (6:45)

Link: Seasonic.com

Lab: 3.4.1.7 Research a Hardware Upgrade

11/30/22 CCNA1

Assignment: Subnet Practice Class B #8 (5 points)

Start Module 6, Section 3 - Data Link Frame

Read: 6.3.1 The Frame
Video: The Ethernet Frame Format (0:51)

Read: 6.3.2 Frame Fields
Link: Fields of a Frame pdf

Read: 6.3.3 Layer 2 Addresses

Read: 6.3.4 LAN and WAN Frames

Activity: 6.3.5 Check Your Understanding - Data Link Frame

Assignment: Module 6 Reading Organizer questions 21-27 (end)

  A+

Activty: 3.4.2.1 What Do You Already Know? Configure a CAx Workstation

Activity: 3.4.2.2 What Do You Already Know? Configure an Audio Video Editing Workstation

Activity: 3.4.2.3 What Do You Already Know? Configure a Virtualization Workstation

Activity: 3.4.2.4 What Do You Already Know? Configure a Gaming PC

Activity: 3.4.2.5 Check Your Understanding - Specialized Computer Component Types

12/01/22 CCNA1

Activity: Custom Subnet Mask Practice

Review: Subnet Practice Class B #7
Activity: Subnet Practice Class B #8

Read: 6.4.1 What did I learn in this module?

Activity: 6.4.2 Module Quiz - Data Link Layer

Video: Jason Johnson: Module 6 Review (14:56)

  A+

Read: 3.4.2.6 Thick and Thin Clients
Video: Professor Messer: Common Devices (5:39)

Read: 3.4.2.7 NAS (Network Attached Storage - can use with RAID)
Further Research Link: The Best NAS Devices for 2020

Read: 3.5.1.1 Safe Disposal Methods
Video: Toxic Waste Handling (6:19)

Read: 3.5.1.2 Safety Data Sheets
Video: Safety Data Sheets (SDS) (19:33)

Activity: 3.5.1.3 Check Your Understanding - Safe Disposal

Read: 3.6.1.1 Chapter 3 Review

Study: Chapter 3 Test

Study: Prepare for Chapter 3 Test - Study Guide

12/02/22 CCNA1

Review Video: Arthur Salmon: Module 6 (16:13)

Review Video: Jason Johnson: Module 6 (14:57)

Test: Module 6

Start Module 7 - Ethernet Switching