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Sullivan Library at WDMS: Grade 6 Research Guides

ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS

Grade 6: Ancient Civilizations

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Website Evaluation - Just C.A.R.T. it!


A successful researcher always evaluates information, especially from the Internet. 
Diamond students use the C.A.R.T. method.

VIDEO #1

VIDEO #2

REAL or FAKE?

What do you think? Would you trust the information on these websites?

DOG ISLAND

CHRISTOPHER
COLUMBUS

PACIFIC NORTHWEST
TREE OCTOPUS


 

WEBSITE EVALUATION ACTIVITY

                         

C.A.R.T.  LESSON

Students will work in pairs to
evaluate 2 different websites.


Be prepared to explain why one website is a better resource than the other.

Each pair will need:
1 CART checklist & 1 Chromebook


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GROUP A - Queen Nefertiti
website #1
website #2


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GROUP B - Ziggurat
• website #1
• website #2

ABOUT C.A.R.T.

Diamond students use the C.A.R.T. method to evaluate website information.

If your teacher asks you to "C.A.R.T." a website, they expect you to evaluate the information based on the following criteria:

C = Current
A = Accessible
R = Relevant
T = Trustworthy

Download "CART explained" (below) for more information. Download "CART checklist" (below) to CART your websites.