Flipped Lesson Assessing Websites 2015 01 12

A lesson to teach 5th grade and beyond how to assess websites for research projects.

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Flipped Lesson Assessing Websites 2015 01 12

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A lesson to teach 5th grade and beyond how to assess websites for research projects.
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  1. Researching on the Internet

    Slide 1 - Researching on the Internet

    • A Mini-Lesson on
    • Assessing Websites
  2. How to avoid a Bat Boy-like mistake.

    Slide 3 - How to avoid a Bat Boy-like mistake.

  3. Let’s try out what you learned.

    Slide 5 - Let’s try out what you learned.

    • Follow the links to different websites then answer the questions.
  4.  Who

    Slide 6 - Who

    • Check out these websites and see if you can figure out who wrote them, and if they are authorities on the topic.
  5. Who

    Slide 7 - Who

    • http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/about-our-products/organic-food
    • https://newsela.com/articles/doctor-dangerousneighborhood/id/6360/
    • If you’re working with a partner, discuss what you discovered.
  6.  What

    Slide 8 - What

    • Check out these websites. Decide which research questions might they be “just right” for.
  7. What

    Slide 9 - What

    • Check out these websites for content; then take the quiz.
    • Be a hero! http://www.ready.gov/kids/games
    • National Hazards Center: http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/dr/
    • ESA Kids Earth: http://www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/Naturaldisasters.html
  8.  When

    Slide 11 - When

    • We want the most current information for our research. Therefore, it is important to know when the Webpage was last created or updated.
  9. Check out these websites and try to find the date it was written or updated. We don’t want old information. Then take the quiz.NASA for Education - Students: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html#.VKn3UyvF9pkAncient Civilizations: http://www.ushistory.org/civ/

    Slide 12 - Check out these websites and try to find the date it was written or updated. We don’t want old information. Then take the quiz.NASA for Education - Students: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html#.VKn3UyvF9pkAncient Civilizations: http://www.ushistory.org/civ/

  10. Where

    Slide 14 - Where

    • Where was it written? OR What is the website’s “address”?
    • What does the extension of the webpage tell you? Can you trust it or do you need to investigate more, and verify information.
  11. Why

    Slide 16 - Why

    • Try to figure out why the author or authors created the webpages.
    • Do they want to provide information?
    • Do they want to sell you something?
    • Do they want to persuade you to their opinion?
    • What is the bias?
    • Ancient Egypt: http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html#
    • Chemical Cuisine: http://www.cspinet.org/reports/chemcuisine.htm
    • Go Wild: http://gowild.wwf.org.uk/
  12. How

    Slide 18 - How

    • How is it written?
    • Are there spelling and grammar mistakes?
    • Is the information clearly written or very confusing?
    • Is it filled with inaccuracies?
    • Did the author site sources and use reliable sources?
  13. How

    Slide 19 - How

    • How are these websites written? Grammar & spelling good? Accurate or inaccurate information? Confusing information?
    • Check out them out and take the quiz.
    • The Republic of Molossia: http://www.molossia.org/countryeng.html
    • Buy Dehydrated Water: http://www.buydehydratedwater.com/
  14. You have completed this mini-class on Web Assessment.

    Slide 22 - You have completed this mini-class on Web Assessment.

  15. Credits

    Slide 23 - Credits

    • Mini-lesson created by Lauren Williams using Office Mixes.
    • Bat Boy animation created by Lauren Williams using Doodleinator.
    • Researching on the Internet: Assessing Websites short created by Lauren Williams using Powtoon and a template created by infolicious.co
    • Congratulations image: http://youfoundthecougarpaw.wikispaces.com/file/view/congrats.gif/293677098/congrats.gif
    • Date Created: 1/12/15.
    • Copyright. Fairfax County Public Schools. 2015.