Research Credible Sources and Develop a Topic

Rating
1 Rating
6 Downloads 634 Views Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 3:45pm
Share with a friend
Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
LinkedIN
email
sharethis
Research Credible Sources and Develop a Topic

In this lesson, students will learn to identify credible sources online and make an interactive research document in Google docs with basic coding.

Getting started is easy. Go to the Applied Digital Skills website and sign up to set up your first class. Check out this guide with step-by-step instructions or go directly to the lesson through this link

Videos

  1. Choose a topic to explore. Research the topic using Google Advanced Search, and write some sentences about the topic in a Google Document.
  2. Learn about indicators of credibility. Work with a partner to write a two-paragraph article that breaks credibility rules. Work in pairs to analyze another group’s fake document to find where it violates the rules of credibility. 
  3. Write code to create a welcome screen for the topic document from the first lesson. 

Life Skills

  • Define a problem, research question, or goal.
  • Collaborate with others to conduct research and develop digital artifacts.
  • Evaluate the bias of digital information sources and select the best sources of information for credibility, accuracy, and relevance.

Technology Skills

  • Discuss and use various search strategies, including keyword(s) and Boolean operators.
  • Employ research strategies to locate all possible sources.
  • Define the computer science concept “events,” and use “events” in a digital artifact.
  • Write a program to automate a task.

Enjoy this lesson on researching credible sources?

Check out more free lesson plans and resources on Share My Lesson on the Google's Applied Digital Skills partner page

 

Lesson Plan Resources

Activity
Curriculum
Digital Tool
Flipped Classroom
Lesson Plan
Project Based Learning
Rubric
Video
Video Guide
Lesson tags: 
Good for Parents

Reviews

February 2020
This is such a valuable lesson for students. In the absence of classes on computer and internet skills, many students believe that every piece of evidence online is credible. Thank you for creating a lesson that helps them identify credible and bogus sources.