Lesson Plan : Reading on the Web

Teacher Name:
 Ms. Pepper
 Grade 9-10
 Literature Activities

 Reading on the Internet. (EDITED)
 What to look for on a web page. Who sponsors the page? Where you can go from this page? When is the internet a good source? Why you should be cautious about the material on a web page? How can you make sure the source is credible?
 Students will be able to evaluate the credibility of a web site for truth in information and legitimacy of information. Students will be able to independently evaluate a source for these specifics and recommend or caution fellow students about the site.
 Given instructions on how to read a web site and evaluate it, students will independently choose a website to evaluate and write a one page recommendation.
 Students will need computers, worksheet, notebooks and pencils or pens.
 Do you know that ANYONE can put a webpage on the internet? How do we know that the information is good? When do we need to be cautious about using internet information?
 Demonstration of web site that has credibility and one that has suspicious credibility. Teacher will model and explain to students through the use of an overhead projector.
 Students will find a web site of their choice concerning any subject of interest to them.
 All students will be expected to complete this assignment. Possible team assignment with students working in pairs.
Checking For Understanding:
 Oral questions to each student about the site that they were on. Teacher will work individually with students.
 Individual student activity with worksheet. Teacher and students will review the objective of the day and give examples to check for understanding. Students can share findings with classmates.
 All questions answered on the worksheet. Cooperation in teams. Percentage grade for individual worksheet.
Teacher Reflections:
 Were all students able to complete this activity? Were students motivated to work on this activity? What can I do to improve follow-up lessons?

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