High School Life Project
Image Attibution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Evaluating Information <ul><li>3 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>With a partner, list 2 websites you use and  consider reliable ...
Evaluating Information <ul><li>Share your answers </li></ul><ul><li>What makes a site reliable? </li></ul><ul><li>What mak...
Evaluating Information <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Objectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Currenc...
<ul><li>Evaluate information -- don’t believe everything you read </li></ul><ul><li>Compare multiple sources </li></ul><ul...
Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/galant/3268338756/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Newspapers, magazines, scholarly...
 
 
Evaluating Information <ul><li>Which of these would you trust the most? </li></ul><ul><li>A university website (.edu) </li...
Evaluating Information <ul><li>Which of these would you trust the most? </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>A go...
Library Resources <ul><li>From Lakeridge High School home page, hover over “Library” </li></ul><ul><li>Choose “Class Proje...
Cite Your Sources <ul><li>Demonstration: Citing a Novel </li></ul><ul><li>Knowles, John.  A Separate Peace . New York: Scr...
Format Your Paper
Format Your Paper
Works Cited Page
Review <ul><li>Where can you find library resources for this project? </li></ul><ul><li>Name at least one web site where y...
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Citing Sources (High School Life project)

  1. 1. High School Life Project
  2. 2. Image Attibution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  3. 3. Evaluating Information <ul><li>3 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>With a partner, list 2 websites you use and consider reliable (you trust the information you find there) </li></ul><ul><li>List 2 websites you think might be unreliable (the information is not always trustworthy) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Evaluating Information <ul><li>Share your answers </li></ul><ul><li>What makes a site reliable? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes it unreliable? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Evaluating Information <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Objectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Currency </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Evaluate information -- don’t believe everything you read </li></ul><ul><li>Compare multiple sources </li></ul><ul><li>Always cite your sources (Easybib.com) </li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeeperez/2453225588/
  7. 7. Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/galant/3268338756/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, images, reference books, primary sources and more School pays for access – has info you can’t get free on the web Edited/fact checked, so often more reliable than websites
  8. 10. Evaluating Information <ul><li>Which of these would you trust the most? </li></ul><ul><li>A university website (.edu) </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Answers </li></ul><ul><li>A printed book </li></ul><ul><li>A 4 th grader’s personal website </li></ul>
  9. 11. Evaluating Information <ul><li>Which of these would you trust the most? </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>A government site (.gov) </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo Answers </li></ul><ul><li>An article from the New York Times </li></ul>
  10. 12. Library Resources <ul><li>From Lakeridge High School home page, hover over “Library” </li></ul><ul><li>Choose “Class Projects” </li></ul><ul><li>Find helpful links, MLA format, Works Cited examples </li></ul>
  11. 13. Cite Your Sources <ul><li>Demonstration: Citing a Novel </li></ul><ul><li>Knowles, John. A Separate Peace . New York: Scribner, 200 </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration: Citing a Personal Interview </li></ul><ul><li>Doe, Jane. &quot;High School Experiences.&quot; Personal interview. 19 Sept. 2011. Print. </li></ul>
  12. 14. Format Your Paper
  13. 15. Format Your Paper
  14. 16. Works Cited Page
  15. 17. Review <ul><li>Where can you find library resources for this project? </li></ul><ul><li>Name at least one web site where you can create MLA citations </li></ul><ul><li>Where can you find sample papers in MLA format? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you decide which citation comes first on your Works Cited page? </li></ul>

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