4th Grade - Reliability of Sources
Evaluate the reliability of sources on a given topic. 0401.4.4
Links verified on 10/27/2011
- The ABC's of Web Site Evaluation (presented by Kathy Schrock) - 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.
- Critically Analyzing Information Sources - for printed resources
- Critical Evaluation of a Web site - Worksheet for students
- Critical Evaluation of Resources - In the research process you will encounter many types of resources including books, articles and web sites. But not everything you find on your topic will be suitable. How do you make sense of what is out there and evaluate its authority and appropriateness for your research?
- Evaluation of information sources from the web- critically evaluate a Web page for authenticity, applicability, authorship, bias, and usability
- 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 and questions to ask
- Evaluation of information sources - This page contains pointers to criteria for evaluating information resources, particularly those on the Internet.
- Evaluating Information Found on the Internet - a thoughtful guide to evaluating web and other Internet resources [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Evaluating Web Pages - Duke University
- Find it on the internet - introduce pupils to the basic ways of searching for information and how to keep safe on the internet
- The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - or, Why It's a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources
- A Guide to Critical Thinking About What You See on the Web - six suggestions when examining Web pages
- How to Evaluate Web Resources - a visual guide to evaluating sources on the web
- Looking in books - develop pupils' understanding of how different types of books contain specific information, and of the ways in which information is organized in books, including lists of contents, chapter overviews, advance organizers and indexes
- Quality Information Check List -a resource to help young people evaluate the information they find on the Internet.
- Research Roadmap - an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills from Humboldt State University Library
- Teaching Zack to think (from Alan November) - it is essential that students learn how to validate information.
- Using the Internet as a Source - online quiz
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