Monday, November 6, 2017

Strategies for Online Comprehension and Evaluation

Today we are going to work together to make a plan for reading using the strategies from the Online Comprehension Strategies Diagram.

Click on the link to the Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus.
Use these questions to evaluate the website
Complete this Graphic Organizer-Is This a Hoax?

How do we know if we can trust a site?
There are a couple of key pieces of information that will help us decide if we can trust a site or not. Each of us needs to make up our minds if we can trust the site, in the end it’s a judgement call on the user’s part. But these key pieces of information can help us?
  • Authority
  • Currency
  • Content/Purpose
  • Audience
  • Structure/Workability
Other sites to explore
All About Explorers
Dihydrogen Monoxide Research

The Republic of Cascadia
The Bureau of Sasquatch Affairs
Buy An Ancestor Online
The Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency 

Comparing and evaluating websites 
Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus and  Pacific Tree Frog
Mike the Headless Chicken and Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Dog Island and Nova: Dogs and More Dogs
Save the Guinea Worm  and Guinea Farm 

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