Identifying credible websites can be difficult for students. Using the R.E.A.L. Strategy students can break down the information on a website to decide if the source is credible. This worksheet provides a handout with information on what to look for on each step of the strategy, a worksheet for practice, and answer key.
● Give students a copy of the REAL Strategy
handout. There are videos available on
Youtube, and a lesson on Symbaloo Learning
Path about using this strategy. Review the
strategy with students prior to having them
complete this assignment.
● Students will need access to all of the links on
this worksheet. They will also need a printed
copy of the worksheet to write down their
● Student answers may vary, but the key gives a
good idea of the answers or information you
should expect students to find.
● I recommend doing the first one with students
to make sure they understand the process.