Monday, December 14, 2015

Evaluating Websites for Research



Each of the websites below is about the explorer Samuel de Champlain. Pretend that you are about to do a project on Samuel de Champlain. Go to each of these websites and use our evaluation sheet to decide if you would use the information you find there.


1) Samuel de Champlain from World Book Kids. To hear this article read aloud, click Tools then Hear text read aloud. (In-class example, not for your rating sheet)

2) Samuel de Champlain from World Book Student. Hint: "Contributor" means "Author." To hear this article read aloud, click
then Text-to-speech.

3) Samuel de Champlain on Weebly.

4) Samuel de Champlain from All About Explorers.



When you are done, compare your rating sheet with the student sitting next to you.


Bonus once you have finished everything above and checked with Mrs. Rankin or Mrs. Redford: Evaluate this site.

Click this link to see the Web Site Evaluation Sheet

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