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What we're up to today:

Introduction: What makes a good website and why do we care?

  • Why is it important to evaluate a web page for credibility and reliability?

  • Criteria for evaluating web pages

  • Web Evaluation Rubric and Sexually Transmitted Disease chart

 

Group work: Evaluating a site for your Sexually Transmitted Disease chart

  • See instructions below for completing the activity

 

Group presentations: Yes or no?

  • Share your group's evaluation with the class and make a final judgement on your assigned website.

 

 Lesson goals:

 

 

  • Health Information:

    • Students demonstrate the ability to locate and access valid health information.

 

  • Validity of Resources:

    • Students evaluate the validity and reliability of information relevant to health.​​​​​​​

 

  • Evaluate sources based on criteria such as authority or author, bias, content, date and relevance to questions (ABCD Method).

Class Activity:

1. The class will be split into six groups of four students.

 

2. Each student will have a role:

 

  • Leader: Guide the group through the completion of the evaluation to ensure work is complete.

  • Timer: Monitor the time allotted and keep the group on task to ensure work is completed on time.

  • Secretary: Complete and submit the Web Evaluation Google form for your group

  • Presenter: Work together to share your group's recommendation for the website you evaluated.

 

3. Groups will evaluate websites designated below by group and complete the evaluation form to the right.

 

 

4. Groups will share their findings in a recap of their discussions and make recommendations as to whether or not the material should be used to fill in the chart.

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