Lesson Plan

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking - Lesson

Lesson Plan

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.

Overview

In this lesson, students use a Web-based activity to help them think critically about how to determine the quality of Web resources.

Learning Outcomes

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

This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.

Lesson Kit: