Evaluating Sources | Source Reliability and Validity Activity

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This activity explores text validity based on currency, author, authority, accuracy and purpose (as well as the acronym CRAAP and who/what/when/where/how?). Students assess the validity and reliability of a given website, to determine its suitability for reference and use.

Differentiation has been included to support students, as well as extend students through the process of identifying reliable and valid websites.

What's included - can be used with any text:

  • Editable: Source Reliability and Validity Learning Sequence Checklist (full colour and black and white) 

V9 Australian Curriculum Aligned - Year 5

  • understand how to move beyond making bare assertions by taking account of differing ideas or opinions and authoritative sources AC9E5LA02

NSW Stage 3 Syllabus Aligned

  • Use criteria to determine the accuracy and reliability of sourced information
  • Compare the reliability and validity of texts to make judgements about their authority
  • Assess the reliability and authority of sources, including digital sources, when researching and acknowledging texts

Part of this program aligns to the Stage 3 syllabus, attribution should be given to © State of New South Wales (Department of Education), 2023.

Format: PowerPoint 

This resource is best used with the coinciding bundle of resources:
Evaluating Sources | Source Reliability and Validity Teacher Slides
Evaluating Sources | Source Reliability and Validity Learning Sequence

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