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Lesson 5: Types of Research: Vetting Online Sources

How do you know if what you read online is true? This lesson has students learn some basic skills of how to check sources for accuracy.

Evaluating Sources
Interpreting Data
Democr. Foundations
Learning Tools
Digital Tool
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Common Core State Standards (CCSS)


Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)


Evaluate the credibility of a source by examining how experts value the source.

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