Learning Intention: Understand the different skills & information needed to complete the in-class task in Week 5.

Success Criteria:

  • I can identify the different information tools available on the library website.
  • I can confidently identify the elements of the C.R.A.P. test to evaluate websites.
  • I understand how to assess and judge the quality of an organisation that youth can go to for help with substance abuse.
  • I can use appropriate language to explain cause and effect when it comes to the effects of drug use

Link to Assessment task notification

Tips for multiple choice

Explore the library webpage

Be aware of all the information tools, how they work and what they look like

CLICKVIEW, BRITANNICA, LIBRARY CATALOGUE, GALE: NEWS, GALE: High School

Understand your PDHPE workbook. Focus on the topic area ‘It could happen to you’

Short Answer questions

Paraphrasing and putting things in your own words

Tips for short answers

Evaluating websites can be done using the C.R.A.P test.

For example look at Drug and Alcohol information website

Currency

  • How recent is the information?
  • How recently has the website been updated?
  • Is it current enough for your topic?

Reliability

  • What kind of information is included in the resource?
  • Is content of the resource primarily opinion?  Is is balanced?
  • Does the creator provide references or sources for data or quotations?

Authority

  • Who is the creator or author?
  • What are the credentials? Can you find any information about the author’s background?
  • Who is the published or sponsor?
  • Are they reputable?
  • What is the publisher’s interest (if any) in this information?
  • Are there advertisements on the website? If so, are they cleared marked?

Purpose/Point of View

  • Is this fact or opinion? Does the author list sources or cite references?
  • Is it biased? Does the author seem to be trying to push an agenda or particular side?
  • Is the creator/author trying to sell you something? If so, is it clearly stated?

Tips for extended response

ASSESS – To make a judgement of value, quality, outcomes, results or size

Positive Choices

Consider – reliability, longevity, performance, standards, mission, purpose, usability, target audience, contact info, support provided, organisation background

How do you evaluate a help organisation?

Language of Judgement 

Showing cause & effect

Use this infographic to help demonstrate cause and effect

britannica school
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Creating citations correctly for your bibliography

APA formatting requires;

Author Last name, I. (date) Title. Retrieved from URL