Website Evaluation 2018-2019
When doing research, ensure information you use is reliable. Follow this presentation for tips and strategies.
- What should you look for to make sure a website is reliable?
- How can you tell if the information you use is accurate?
DAY 1 –Library Handout
Activity #1 : Would you use this website? Why or why not?
Activity #2 : Understanding Domains
Activity #3: Select TWO websites from the list below to evaluate. Complete the Website Evaluation Table on your library handout.
- Which of the two websites you selected is more reliable for research on Canadian history? Be detailed and provide three specific reasons. Record your on the on your library handout.
- Major Battles of WW2
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography – The First World War
- Curio – Remembrance Day: In Memory of the Men and Women who Served
- List Verse
- Courage Remembered
- Juno Beach
- School History
- Legion Magazine
- The History Learning Site
(optional) Exit Card and Reflection
DAY 2 – Library Handout (Definition & Keywords)
Activity #1: Using search strategies from your first library lesson:
- Search the internet and locate one reliable website that you would use for research on your topic about Canada’s role in WWI
- Record 3 reasons why you like the site. Be specific. Use the Website Evaluation Chart to help.
Activity #2: You must log it with your student @TDSB account
- Share your website and findings with the class. Add a photo and the link. (Add your name and 3 specific reasons why you recommend the site)
- Mr. Altwerger – D1P2
- Ms. Antoniou – D1P4; D2P5
- Ms. Cabral – D1P4; D1P5; D2P1
- Mr. Cheslo- D1P1; D1P5; D2P4
- Mr. Pohani- D1P3; D2P3
- Ms. Vasavada- D1P5; D2P2
(Passwords provided by teacher-librarian)
Activity #3: Select ONE classmate’s entry on the Class Slideshow and browse their recommended website. Complete your Day 2 handout be answering the question: how might you use this site in your Canadian history class?