Evaluating Websites

This lesson leads students through evaluating websites for research. Reliability and credibility in internet sources is an important skill in today's world. 

Standards & Objectives

Learning objectives: 

Students will:

  • Understand the six criteria for evaluating Web sites
  • Identify Web sites with accurate, relevant, and current information on a given topic

Lesson Variations

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Helpful Hints


  • Computer access
  • Access to a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word or AppleWorks, or materials students can use to write their work.