Information Literacy Standard 2
The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
|Standard 2 Indicators||Strategies for Teachers|
|Determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness.
Distinguishes among fact, point of view, and opinion.
Identifies inaccurate and misleading information.
Selects information appropriate to the problem or question at hand.
|Teach the use of Table of Contents and Index.
Teach scanning skill.
Practice using guide words and subject headings.
Use a checklist to guide students' choices of Web sites:
* Evaluation Rubrics for Websites
* Kathy Schrock's Critical Evaluation Surveys
* WNet School
Help students determine authorship of sites:
* TrackStar lesson
Teach students to determine fact/opinion of sites:
* Understanding the Kosovo: A Conflict: a lesson in media literacy