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Thinking About Websites



Just because it’s on the Internet doesn’t mean it’s true!  It’s important to think about the websites you use.  If you can answer yes to most of these questions, you’re probably looking at a good website.
  • Does the title of the page tell you what the site is about?
  • Does the page look simple and not too crowded?
  • Does the site look student friendly? 
  • Is the site easy enough for you to understand?
  • Are the words spelled correctly?
  • Are there pictures and photographs on the page to help you learn?
  • Does the page lead you to some other good links?
  • Do the links on the page work?
  • Is the site credible?  Was it created by an expert?
  • Was the page updated recently?
  • Do you feel comfortable getting around the site?
Website Evaluation Activity: Let's use the questions listed above to evaluate some websites!
Click on a website in the chart to begin your evaluations: