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					                           Evaluating Web Sites

Name
Teacher’s Name
Class, Period
Date

   Website Name     Questions to consider when evaluating websites
                    1) Who is the sponsor?
                    Why is the sponsor an authority on this subject?

                    2)Do a “link” test. What are two other websites that are
                    associated with this one?


                    3)Objectivity
                    What type of information are you getting? (circle)
                                 Factual Opinion Propaganda Hoax
     Teens Health
                    4)What is the web ending of this website?

                    5)How is this information helpful?

                            Is the information easy to read? yes no
                            Would you trust this information? yes no
                            Why?

                    6)Is the information current?        When was this webpage
                    updated?

                    1) Who is the sponsor?
                    Why is the sponsor an authority on this subject?

                    2)Do a “link” test. What are two other websites that are
                    associated with this one?

        WebMD       3) Objectivity
                    What type of information are you getting? (circle)
                                 Factual Opinion Propaganda Hoax

                    4)What is the web ending of this website?

                    5)How is this information helpful?
                    Is the information easy to read? yes no
                             Would you trust this information? yes no
                             Why?

                    6)When was this webpage updated?
                         Evaluating Web Sites

                  1) Who is the sponsor?
                  Why is the sponsor an authority on this subject?
  Lasik@Home
                  2)Do a Google “author” test. What do you find out about this
                  doctor?


                  3)Objectivity
                  What type of information are you getting? (circle)
                               Factual Opinion Propaganda Hoax


                  4)What is the web ending of this website?

                          Is the information easy to read? yes no
                          Would you trust this information? yes no
                          Why?


                  6)Is this webpage CURRENT?           Why?

                  1) Who is the sponsor?
                  Why is the sponsor an authority on this subject?

                   2)Do a “link” test. What are two other websites that are
Shirley’s Wellness associated with this one?
       Cafe

                  3)Objectivity
                  What type of information are you getting? (circle)
                               Factual Opinion Propaganda Hoax

                  4)What is the web ending of this website?


                  5)How is this information helpful?

                          Is the information easy to read? yes no
                          Would you trust this information? yes no
                          Why?

                  6)When was this webpage updated?

				
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