Lesson 4: Becoming Informed

Lesson 4

Get Started - Finding An Issue of Interest

Navigating the Internet
for Reliable Sources

Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Employ methods for checking the reliability of a web source

Overview/Purpose:
Students will learn and apply methods for checking the reliability of web sources.
Guiding Questions:
  • How can I tell if a web source is reliable or not?
Recommended Time:
45 minutes

Lessons design:
  • Distribute and go over the Check Reliability of Web Sources handout with students.

  • Model how you would employ these techniques with one or two web sources.

  • Students continue reading and researching, using the handout to help them verify reliability of sources.
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