Please read and follow the instructions for each step carefully.
Make a copy of the Cornell Notes Template. Title it "CRAAP Test 11/9"
1. Read I Am Malala Chapter 2 "My Father, the Falcon" (pages 27-39).
In your Reading Journal, write a five-sentence response of the following:
What do you learn about Malala's father's background and what is your reaction to this? List three details from the text (including page numbers) and explain how these details important to your understanding of who Malala's father is. Wrap up with a sentence about what Malala's father's background tells you about Malala and how she is being raised.
2. Read "Hack Heaven" by Stephen Glass.
After reading, list the names and details of any sources he cited or interviewed for this particle. Add a note about whether you think this is a credible source and how you determined the credibility of the source.
Write a five-minute response to this article: What is your reaction? What did it make you think of? Anything that stood out to you? Anything that gave you pause?
3. Use the CRAAP Test to determine an article's credibility. The CRAAP test is a list of questions that can help you determine and evaluate the credibility of a source.
Before using the test to evaluate the credibility of a news article you choose, meet with your group and come up with a definition and an example (from current news and events) for the following:
4. Now, choose any news article from national or international news and use the CRAAP Test Worksheet to determine its overall credibility. To do this, please answer ALL of the questions on the worksheet for this article. List them in your Cornell Notes for today.
Once you have answered all the CRAAP Test questions, write a five-sentence summary about your article's credibility. Include the following:
- How credible is this article overall? What evidence do you have for this?
- What are points in favor of this article's credibility?
- What are points that made you question this article's credibility?
- Would you use this article as a credible source of research in a project on this issue? Why? Why not?
5. Exit Ticket (write into the Summary section of your Cornell Notes):
- What is the most important thing about analyzing a source's credibility that you learned today?
- What do you still struggle with when it comes to determining a source's credibility?
- How will you apply what you learned today to news and other articles you see and share on social media?
- Reading Journal
- Hack Heaven Response
- CRAAP Test Analysis
- Exit Ticket