Hello all. I am putting together a teaching unit about information literacy and website reliability. I want to give my 7th graders a critical eye for evaluating the accuracy of website content. I have a couple of good links here but was wondering if any of you had some engaging lesson ideas or further links. Thanks for your advice. Here are the links I currently have:
Hi! Check out this page of websites to validate by Alan November. Pay close attention to the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus (fun!), and more seriously, to www.martinlutherking.org (hosted by Stormfront, a white supremacy group). I've used both to teach the importance of validating internet sources.