Press Play below to learn about Website Evaluation:
Evaluate: To judge how valuable or worthy something is
Rate: To grade the quality of something
Expert: Someone who knows a lot about a specific topic
Reliable: Something or someone you can count on
Relevant: Connected or related to the topic
Accurate: Perfectly true
Current: Happening or known to be true right now
Are there other words you want to learn? Consult the dictionary!
Evaluate one of the following websites with your team:
- Endangered Earth
- Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
- World Wildlife Fund: About Our Earth
- Kids’ Planet: Species Fact Sheets
- Wikipedia: Endangered Species
- Endangered Animals: DK FindOut
- Extinct and Endangered: The Learning Zone
*Remember to Ask: Who? What? When?
Who created the site? Was the website created by an expert? Does author website give credit to other trusted research? What is the author's purpose: to persuade? to entertain? to educate?
What information can be found on the site? Does the website answer my needs? Is the website made for kids my age? Is the website truthful and accurate?
When was the site updated? Is the website current? Are the links dead or alive?