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Research

Research

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Author: Leandra Perales
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Standards:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.9-10.8
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning.

Objective:

Today students will evaluate the credibility of a source by reading texts and answering analysis questions. 


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Tutorial

Information to help research/identify credible sources.

Source: "Finding Credible Sources for Your Research Paper - ResearchReady.com." YouTube. YouTube, 04 June 2013. Web. 09 Apr. 2016.

Big Question: Exit Ticket

On your sheet of binder paper, please respond to the following question.

Why is it important to be able to evaluate a source's credibility? What could you apply this skill to?

Follow These Steps (Answer on a sheet of binder paper)

1. Read the text
http://allaboutexplorers.com/explorers/columbus/


2. Determine if the text is a primary or secondary source.

This is a ______ source because _____. 

3. Evaluate the source for credibility.

This is /is not a credible source because ______.

Source: "Christopher Columbus." All About Explorers. WordPress, n.d. Web. 9 Apr. 2016.

Next Task: Answer on a sheet of binder paper)

1. Read the text

http://www.biography.com/people/christopher-columbus-9254209

2. Determine if the text is a primary or secondary source

This is a ___ source because

3. Evaluate the source for credibility

The source is/is not credible because ___.

Source: "Christopher Columbus." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 09 Apr. 2016.