Monday, November 21, 2011

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Monday, May 23, 2011

Fourth Grade--ABC's of Website Evaluation

Welcome, 4th Graders!  Your assignment today is to go to a website and evaluate it using our ABC's.


A=Author  Who created the site?  Are they an expert?

B=Bias    Is it trying to sell you something?  Is it the opinion of the author?

C=Credibility + Currency  Can you verify the information by looking in our print encyclopedias
or on another site like World Book Online?

What is the copyright date?

Let's look at two websites on the planets and evaluate which one is more reliable:

Go to this website and fill out your evaluation sheet:

Thursday, January 06, 2011

When In Doubt--Doubt! Website Evaluation

When in doubt...doubt!
or...How to evaluate a website

Week 1:

1. Go to this website: The Planets

2. As a group, we will fill out our evaluation worksheet.

3. Now go to this website: Solar System Exploration

Week 2:
1. With your partner fill out an evaluation worksheet for two websites. You only need to fill out one worksheet for each site. Pick one each from the following groups:

Group 1:   3, 4, 6, 8, 11                            
Group 2:   2, 5, 7, 9, 10

#2: Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
#3: Sharks and their Relatives
#4: Tornadoes
#5: Dog Island
#6: Ancient Egypt
#7: Save the Guinea Worm
#8: Earthquakes
#9: Facts about Mars
#10: AFDB
#11: Global Warming