Information Literacy-

A Closer Look at Websites

You will visit and evaluate one website from Column A and one website from Column B.  Answer the questions listed below the columns using Word Online in your Office 365 account.  Name this file "WebsiteEval_YourName" and save it inyou Freshman Seminar folder (created during our Day 2 session). Share the file with Mrs. Sills.

Column A

1.  Pacific Northwest Octopus

2.  DHMO

3.  California's Velcro Crop

4.  Furnetics

5.  Petrol Direct

6.  Dog Island

7.  Boilerplate Soldier

8.  Dehydrated Water

Column B

1.  Caress of the Gaze

2.  Coal Explained

3.  Dermatitis

4.  Best Foot Forward

5.  Characterizing the Elements

6.  Easter Island

7.  Zebra Mussels

8.  HCPS

Evaluation Questions: (to be answered using Word in Office 365)

1.  Website Name:  _______________________________________________

2.  URL:  __________________________________________________________

3.  Date Visited:  __________________________________________________

4.  What did you learn from this website?

5.  What is the website's purpose?

___Sell a product or service

___Research

___News reporting/facts

___Opinion/Blog

___Other:  ___________________________________________________

6.  Who is the creator, author or editor?  _________________________

7.  Explain how you can tell that the information is reliable.

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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305 S Church Street

Snow Hill,  MD 21863   

 

​Tel: 410-632-5270

Fax: 410-632-5279

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