Tuesday, January 10, 2012

4th Grade Websites - Real or Fake?

-Teachers & Parents: (Handout) (Another Handout)
Do all websites tell the truth? Is every statement you read online a real fact? How can you tell if a website might be biased or contain inaccurate information?

Visit the websites below. Mark on your paper if you think each website is "true or "false". Remember to add at least one reason to support your claim.

Website #1: Dog Island
Website #2: Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
Website #3: Dihydrogen Monoxide
Website #4: Mankato, MN
Website #5: California’s Velcro Crop
Website #6: Burmese Mountain Dog

This video walks evaluates the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus: 


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