Identifying Credible Websites

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Introduction

Students will learn tools and techiniques to identify websites that are vaild and reliable sources for research or information gathering. Understanding what makes websites vaild and reliable increases the students' understanding not only of how to find accurate information for their own research purposes, but also helps students understand how to design and craft websites that incorporated these best practices.

Lesson Time

Presentation and Practice
1 - 2 Class Period

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 12

Objectives and Goals- Students will be able to:

Standards

California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Identify the different uses and purposes for web sites.
  • Examine and evaluate a website's authorship, publication dates and content
  • Determine the credibility of a website based on a variety of criteria.

Program Information and Grade Levels

Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 12

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