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Right Sites (3-5)

How can you decide which informational websites are right for you?

Students explore the distinctions between the quality and appeal of a children’s informational website. They use both types of criteria to rate and compare children’s informational websites.

Lesson Objectives

Using the Which Sites Are Right for You? Student Handout, students visit two different websites about extreme animals and rate the sites according to their quality and appeal. Students conclude that they should look for high-quality sites that they enjoy using.

Students will be able to ...

  • explore the differences between quality and appeal as they evaluate children’s informational websites.
  • evaluate informational websites and compare their findings.
  • understand that they need to consider both the quality and appeal of a site when choosing which informational websites are right for them.


Alignment with Standards

Common Core: coming soon!

NETS•S: 3a, 3b, 4c

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