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Evaluating Digital Texts: Trash or Treasure

Evaluating Digital Texts:  Trash or Treasure
Evaluating Digital Texts:  Trash or Treasure
Evaluating Digital Texts:  Trash or Treasure
Evaluating Digital Texts:  Trash or Treasure
Evaluating Digital Texts:  Trash or Treasure
Evaluating Digital Texts:  Trash or Treasure
Evaluating Digital Texts:  Trash or Treasure
Evaluating Digital Texts:  Trash or Treasure
Product Description
This Common Core aligned teaching packet and student activity is appropriate for all secondary levels, including middle grades and high school. The ability to navigate and evaluate digital resources is essential to both educators and students.

The Evaluating Digital Texts Power point and Evaluating Online Resources student activity also includes an introductory interactive 29 slide Power point focusing on conducting effective keyword searches, providing tips on how to utilize specific search terms in order to access the best results, and how to evaluate digital resources through a list of specific checkpoints and indicators located within the digital text.

The packet also includes editable and printable worksheets for an online student activity evaluating websites and access to a Google Site featuring links to 14 digital resources for your students to apply their knowledge through review, analysis, and evaluation.

Differentiated handouts are included to ensure learning success with your students who have differing ability levels.

Common Core State Standards specify that students conduct short as well as more sustained research projects; narrow or broaden research inquiries when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on their subjects, and to demonstrate an understanding of the subject under their investigation.

This teaching packet provides teachers with the tools needed to ensure students can locate quality digital texts, make informed choices when accessing and selecting online resources in their research, and activities for students to gain the skills needed in order to reach an understanding of their research through the process of accessing, selecting, and synthesizing quality information.

Updated 2017: Includes new Google Site and handouts in both printable version and digital resources for Google Classroom and Google Drive!


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Keywords:

Library Lessons, CARS Source Evaluation, Website Credibility, Hoax Sites, Boolean Operators, Fake News, Information Seeking Skills, Evaluating Websites, #tptdigital, Google Drive, Google Classroom, Digital Interactive Notebook, Research Skills


Total Pages
41 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 days
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