Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Judge the usefulness of information based on relevance to purpose, source, objectivity, copyright date, cultural and world perspective (such as editorials), and support the decision
Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (for example: visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.
Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Identify and evaluate potential sources of information for accuracy, reliability, validity, and timeliness
Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information through close text study and investigation via other sources
Analyze the logic (including assumptions and beliefs) and use of evidence (existing and missing information, primary sources, and secondary sources) used by two or more authors presenting similar or opposing arguments (such as articles by two political columnists that address the same issue)
Evaluate the accuracy of the information in a text, citing text-based evidence, author’s use of expert authority, and author’s credibility to defend the evaluation
Analyze the purpose, question at issue, information, points of view, implications and consequences, inferences, assumptions and concepts inherent in thinking
Assess strengths and weaknesses of their thinking and thinking of others by using criteria including relevance, clarity, accuracy, fairness, significance, depth, breadth, logic and precision
Monitor and reflect on the rationale for, and effectiveness of, choices made throughout the problem-solving process