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Secondary Library Media (6-12)
Strand 5: Standard 1
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
In the Library Learning Center, students will learn searching strategies to find valid and relevant articles in EBSCO, Gale and Google Scholar.
Note: This assignment is part of a weekly exercise done every Friday in an AP class.
Familiarity with resources in Utahs Online Library, Google Scholar and the Internet, advanced searching techniques, and website evaluation strategies.
AP Students will be able to access and analyze informational text within various databases using Utah Online Library resources, Google Scholar and Internet websites.
AP Students will be able to evaluate the bias and credibility of a variety of on-line informational sources.
AP Students will successfully find, evaluate, cite, and defend the credibility of one printed article.
AP Students will leave with the first weeks assignment completed.
Number of websites to be assessed with the 5 Ws can be reduced.
Students can apply the 5 Ws criteria to additional websites of their choice during the class period once the assignment is done.
Students will be assessed for use of website evaluation language in their defense of website credibility using a rubric.
Exit tickets: Website Evaluation graphic organizer and printed article on individual research topic.
Reviewed by Michelle Miles