CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.7 - Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers
Title: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.7 Conduct Short Research Projects To Answer A Question... Writing - 8th Grade English Language Arts Common Core State Standards
Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.
Copyright Date: 2010
(Page last edited 10/08/2017)
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- Critically Analyzing Information Sources - The emphasis here is on print sources
- Evaluating Information Found on the Internet - Items to Consider
- Evaluating Information Found on the Internet - A thoughtful guide to evaluating web and other Internet resources
- Evaluating Information Found on the World Wide Web - Explanation and activities
- Evaluating Internet Research Sources - Scroll near the bottom of the page to find a Checklist for Research Source Evaluation
- Evaluating Web Pages - Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask
- Evaluation of Information Sources - This page contains pointers to criteria for evaluating information resources, particularly those on the Internet.
- Evaluation of Information Sources from the Web - Critically evaluate a Web page for authenticity, applicability, authorship, bias, and usability
- Practical Steps in Evaluating Internet Resources - This document will give you a variety of ways to look for each kind of information.
- Quality Information Check List - A resource to help young people evaluate the information they find on the Internet.
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- The ABC's of Web Site Evaluation - Evaluation of Web sites is an important skill to learn in this age of digital and information literacy. Students and teachers need practice in critically examining sites to determine authority, authenticity, and applicability to purpose. This site provides that practice. (presented by Kathy Schrock)
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