Evaluate Credibility & Validity of Online Sources Lesson, Complete Teaching Pack

Julie Faulkner
Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Higher Education
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61 pages
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Teach students the importance of evaluating the credibility of of online sources before they turn in papers and projects with citations from those dreaded, unreliable websites!

Updated for MLA 8th edition

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- intro with info text and video

- lecture with guided practice

- foldable notes and sketch notes

- classroom poster

- multiple choice assessment

- task cards for website analysis

- research log

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Updated July 2016

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Total Pages
61 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.


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