Credibility Of Sources Worksheets:
Is Obesity a Disease? - Use your favorite search engine to try to answer this question. Those
that are affected by it, usually see it differently.
Assessing Credibility -
This is somewhat of a checklist / working worksheet. Answer the questions on the lines below to
evaluate each of your sources.
Choosing Credible Sources
- The answer here is tough. I would go Ford for the first part and
maybe Edison for the mid-portion.
Should People Drink Raw Milk?
- Is the question asking us to heat it? You will take a position and then do research to support it. You can say some types of milk are better than others.
Are Your Sources
Credible? - These are the questions you should be asking yourself. Whether you use first or secondhand sources, or a combination
of the two, your sources must be credible. Answer each question below on
the lines to evaluate your sources.
- Pull a brief quotation from each passage and compose a sentence
that includes the quotation you chose, gives its context, and indicates
some point you are trying to make.
- Use the quotes below from the time of the American Revolution
to practice embedding quotations in your writing.
Machines - Do electronic voting machines improve the voting process? Six words "Kids with time on their hands.".
Before You Use a
Source... - Another summation of what we saw in early works
here. Who is the author? Is he or she respected in their field? Do they cite sources so
you can verify that what they have written is correct?