6th grade sources exercise and links

Argument Paragraph 6:

Website Credibility Activity

Let’s look at some websites together that are not credible

as an outside (secondary) source.

Site

Why isn’t this site credible?

Garrett Petersen’s Blog

http://garrettpetersen.blogspot.com/2012/04/year-round-schooling-coming-to-bc.html

 

 

YouDebate.com

http://www.youdebate.com/DEBATES/year-round_school.HTM

 

 

Anti-Essays.com

http://www.antiessays.com/free-essays/153330.html

 

 

 

You Try!

 

Directions:

  • Mark each website below as C for credible for NC for not credible, then give your reason for this determination.

C/NC

Website

Reasons

 

National Education Association

http://www.nea.org/tools/17057.htm

 

 

 

Stop Year-Round School in Auburn

http://www.auburn.edu/~enebasa/html/home.pp.html

 

 

 

Juggle.com

http://debates.juggle.com/are-year-round-schools-a-good-idea-that-should-be-adopted-by-private-and-public-schools

 

 

 

Education Week

http://www.edweek.org/ew/issues/year-round-schooling/

 

 

 

National Association for Year-Round Education

http://www.nayre.org/

 

 

 

RamonaCreel.com

http://ramonacreel.com/BlogEntry.asp?Entry=859

 

 

 

The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/05/AR2009060501971.html

 

 

 

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year-round_school

 

 

 

Explain what difficulties and questions came up as you looked at these sites.  What were you unsure about in terms of credibility?