Critical Thinking and the Web
Learning Goal & Materials
Students decide, create a hypothesis and test their criteria of what makes for a valuable website.students work in partners with access to a computer
Have a discussion with students about what to look for. What makes a good website? An accurate one? One without an agenda? Credentials of the author?
Have students create a chart/checklist of what they believe would be important criteria to determine if a site is credible.
Have another pair evaluate their work and make any necessary changes
Have students choose a topic and follow their checklist in relation to the topic