ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking - Lesson
Level: Grades 8 to 10
Author: This lesson is based on an online activity created by Ithaca College Librarian, John Henderson.
This lesson is part of USE, UNDERSTAND & CREATE: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools.
In this lesson, students use a Web-based activity to help them think critically about how to determine the quality of Web resources.
The students will:
- understand the importance of authenticating online resources
- recognize how the source of information may affect the quality of information found on a Web site
- use a template to authenticate and assess the quality of Web sources
Home and School Connection
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