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					Website Evaluation
If you can check off most of the statements below, you’ve probably found a good website.
Website Name:

                 Category                        Description                     Check     Overall

                     A        -   The name of the home web address suits the
                                  presented info

                Address /     -   The URL ends in: edu, gov, or org (however,
                URL               this alone doesn’t ensure a reliable site.)


                     A        The author or sponsor responsible for this
                              publication:
                              - is listed on the website
                Author /
                Sponsor       -   is reputable and is an authority on this
                                  subject

                              -   lists their contact information


                     A        -   The title tells you about the content of the
                                  website

                Accuracy / -      The information is in-depth and images,
                Coverage          video, or sound files are relevant to the
                of                information
                Content
                           -      The information is accurate when compared
                                  with other sources


                     B        The information from the author or sponsor:
                              - is free from bias; is not trying to sway an
                                opinion
                Bias /
                Objectivity -     has nothing to gain by presenting this
                                  information

                              -   includes no advertising


                     C        -   The website shows the date it was created

                              -   The date is relatively recent
                Currency
                              -   The links from the website work


What do you like best about this website?

                                                                                      Mrs. McCabe
                                                                                       March 2012

				
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