CHC2D Website Evaluation 2018-19

Website Evaluation 2018-2019

When doing research, ensure information you use is reliable. Follow this presentation for tips and strategies.

  • What should you look for to make sure a website is reliable?
  • How can you tell if the information you use is accurate?

DAY 1 –Library Handout

Activity #1Would you use this website? Why or why not?

All about explores



All About Explorers 

Activity #2
: Understanding Domains 

Understanding Domains

Activity #3: Select TWO websites from the list below to evaluate. Complete the Website Evaluation Table on your library handout.

  • Which of the two websites you selected is more reliable for research on Canadian history?  Be detailed and provide three specific reasons. Record your on the  on your library handout.
  1. Major Battles of WW2
  2. Dictionary of Canadian Biography – The First World War
  3. Curio – Remembrance Day: In Memory of the Men and Women who Served
  4. List Verse
  5. Courage Remembered
  6. Juno Beach
  7. School History
  8. Legion  Magazine 
  10. The History Learning Site

(optional) Exit Card and Reflection



DAY 2 – Library Handout (Definition & Keywords)

Activity #1: Using search strategies from your first library lesson:

  1. Search the internet and locate one reliable website that you would use for research on your topic about Canada’s role in WWI
  2. Record  3 reasons why you like the site. Be specific. Use the Website Evaluation Chart to help.

Activity #2: You must log it with your student @TDSB account

  1. Share your website and findings with the class. Add a photo and the link.  (Add your name and 3 specific  reasons why you recommend the site)

(Passwords provided by teacher-librarian)

Activity #3: Select ONE classmate’s entry on the Class Slideshow and browse their recommended website.  Complete your Day 2 handout be answering the question: how might you use this site in your Canadian history class?

Additional Support:

Additional Videos:

Popcorn cell phone video 

Juno Beach Wikipedia