Grade 10 Searching


When you search Google make sure the web-site is trustable. 

Is this site trustable http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/ ? See table at bottom of page.




 

Web Evaluation Checklist

 

THINK!

Evaluation Techniques

Low Quality

Medium Quality

High Quality

 

Does this page give you the facts you need?

 

Does it answer most of your questions?

 

Is the website trying to sell you something?

 

Is the website mostly true facts or does it seem more like someone's opinion?

 

 

1 page or less                    2 pages                    3 page or more

      (1pt)                          (3pts)                         (5pts)

 

 

 


THINK!

Evaluation Techniques

Low Quality

Medium Quality

High Quality

 

Can you trust the web site? *

 

What is the name of the web site?

Can you find an about us link?

Do your parents or teachers know anything about the web site?

 

  

Not Reliable               Somewhat Reliable      Highly Reliable

      (0pt)                             (3pts)                          (5 pts)

THINK!

Evaluation Techniques

Low Quality

Medium Quality

High Quality

 

Who is the author of the page?

 

 

Can you find the author's name?


Can you figure out what makes the author an expert? (Look for an about me link)

 

  

Not  Qualified                Somewhat Qualified       Highly Qualified

          (0pt)                        (3pts)                           (5pts)

THINK!

Evaluation Techniques

Low Quality

Medium Quality

High Quality

 

When was the information written?

 

Can you find a date at the top or the bottom of the page?

 

6 yrs or more                3-5 years old              2 yrs old or less

      (1pt)                             (3pts)                          (5 pts)

 

 

 






  16 Points Your web page is OK to use.

 

Less than 16 points?  Find a better web page

 
 

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