As a class, students discuss how print materials (books and newspaper or magazine articles) are published. Then they compare and contrast this process with publishing on the Internet, learning that there are no built-in checks for accuracy or quality on the Internet. Therefore, they must use their own criteria to judge the trustworthiness and usefulness of websites.
Students will be able to ...
Common Core: RI.6-8.2, RI.6-7.3, RI.6.7, RI.6-8.8, RI.7-8.10, SL.6-8.1a-d, SL.6-8.2, SL.6-8.5, SL.6-8.6, L.6-8.6, WHST.6-7.4, RST.6-8.2-4, RST.6-8.10
NETS•S: 3b, 3c, 3d, 4c