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87 resources with the concept evaluating sources

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Evaluating Potential Sources: Deciding What to Use and What to Reject

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Teach young researchers how best to choose sources. This PowerPoint presentation underscores the need for accuracy, authority, objectivity, currency, and coverage.
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Crocodiles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Work on research procedures in this lesson, which prompts writers to collect and evaluate information pooled from a number of sources. They work in teams to collect information about crocodiles from different sources. They compare the...
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Research Techniques: Gathering Credible Sources

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
How can you spot a credible source? What even makes a resource reliable in the first place? Answer some of these questions with this presentation. Although intended for higher education, this PowerPoint could be modified for middle...
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Research Skills: Information Retrieval and Evaluation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Focus on research skills, specifically identifying key words and concepts on a specific topic and evaluating information for relevance and authority. This is part of a multi-step lesson on Ancient Rome; however, it is useful for any...
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Idea-Noun Definition: Source Searching

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A great idea for showing language arts pupils the universality of themes, even in the real world! Have class members choose an idea-noun (peace, justice, war, love, etc.) at the beginning of the year or semester. They complete weekly...
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Written Document Analysis Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
Investigate different types of documents with your middle schoolers. They look at newspapers, letters, maps, reports, etc. and answer a list of questions provided. Introduce them to different primary sources!
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Research Skills: Evaluating Information and Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
While this focuses on Ancient Rome, the objectives are improved research and information evaluation skills. In one class period, class members narrow their topic, research it, select the best information, log useful sources, and discuss...
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Evaluating Online Activities

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders evaluate an Egyptian Website.  In this web evaluating lesson plan, 6th graders explore the site, take the interactive challenges from one area of the site and then complete an evaluation form.  If time permits, students...
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Who Said That?

For Teachers K - 8th
Students evaluate website content. They explore various websites, take an online quiz, and complete a "Quality Information Checklist."
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A Webpage with Frontpage

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students design a school webpage. In this webpage design lesson, students use Frontpage software to build a successful, attractive, and informational Web page. 
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Website Evaluation

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Pupils examine how to differentiate between authentic and unauthentic websites on the Internet. They view and discuss a photo of a shark that is a hoax, then discuss the eight ways to evaluate websites. Students then evaluate three...
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Rainforest/Informational Web Sites that are Credible

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders evaluate whether various rainforest websites are credible and can be used for research purposes. They listen to the story "The Great Kapok Tree," discuss what makes a website credible, and examine and evaluate various...
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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students examine how to evaluate a website. They discuss a graphic organizer, conduct Internet research, and apply a checklist of criteria to various websites.
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Biosecurity Keeps Everyone Safe

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners evaluate websites and determine whether they are valid or invalid resources regarding the topic of infectious diseases and animals. They explore a variety of websites, write a research paper about biosafety, and complete a...
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Ethics WebQuest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the topics of copyright and fair use, plagiarism, and evaluating websites for content. They conduct Internet research, evaluate a variety of websites for authenticity, and write about and define plagiarism and copyright...