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Name: McKenna Medici Period: 7

Website Evaluation Rubric


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Authority
Is the author Identified? Yes No Unsure
Does the author have appropriate qualifications with Yes No Unsure
respect to the information being presented?
Purpose
Is the purpose to inform or give factual information? Yes No Unsure
Coverage
Is the information primary or secondary in nature? Yes No Unsure
Is the information presented comparable to information Yes No Unsure
on the same topic presented by other sites?
List one other site that states the same information: rue 21
Accuracy
Is the information free or factual errors? Yes No Unsure
Do the conclusions appear to be well-reasoned and Yes No Unsure
supported by the facts presented?
Is the information properly referenced? Yes No Unsure
Objectivity
Is the information free from obvious bias? Yes No Unsure
Does the author avoid the use of emotional or Yes No Unsure
inflammatory language?
Does the author avoid trying to sell something or Yes No Unsure
persuade the reader of a particular viewpoint?
Currency
Is the information up to date? Yes No Unsure
Are there creation or revision dates? Yes No Unsure
Accessibility
Does the site have a professional appearance? Yes No Unsure
Does it use proper grammar, spelling, and composition? Yes No Unsure
Name: McKenna Medici Period: 7

Web Site #2 Name: Rue 21


Authority
Is the author Identified? Yes No Unsure
Does the author have appropriate qualifications with Yes No Unsure
respect to the information being presented?
Purpose
Is the purpose to inform or give factual information? Yes No Unsure
Coverage
Is the information primary or secondary in nature? Yes No Unsure
Is the information presented comparable to information Yes No Unsure
on the same topic presented by other sites?
List one other site that states the same information: forever 21
Accuracy
Is the information free or factual errors? Yes No Unsure
Do the conclusions appear to be well-reasoned and Yes No Unsure
supported by the facts presented?
Is the information properly referenced? Yes No Unsure
Objectivity
Is the information free from obvious bias? Yes No Unsure
Does the author avoid the use of emotional or Yes No Unsure
inflammatory language?
Does the author avoid trying to sell something or Yes No Unsure
persuade the reader of a particular viewpoint?
Currency
Is the information up to date? Yes No Unsure
Are there creation or revision dates? Yes No Unsure
Accessibility
Does the site have a professional appearance? Yes No Unsure
Does it use proper grammar, spelling, and composition? Yes No Unsure
Name: McKenna Medici Period: 7

Web Site #3 Name: wjhs marching band


Authority
Is the author Identified? Yes No Unsure
Does the author have appropriate qualifications with Yes No Unsure
respect to the information being presented?
Purpose
Is the purpose to inform or give factual information? Yes No Unsure
Coverage
Is the information primary or secondary in nature? Yes No Unsure
Is the information presented comparable to information Yes No Unsure
on the same topic presented by other sites?
List one other site that states the same information: wjhs marching band
Accuracy
Is the information free or factual errors? Yes No Unsure
Do the conclusions appear to be well-reasoned and Yes No Unsure
supported by the facts presented?
Is the information properly referenced? Yes No Unsure
Objectivity
Is the information free from obvious bias? Yes No Unsure
Does the author avoid the use of emotional or Yes No Unsure
inflammatory language?
Does the author avoid trying to sell something or Yes No Unsure
persuade the reader of a particular viewpoint?
Currency
Is the information up to date? Yes No Unsure
Are there creation or revision dates? Yes No Unsure
Accessibility
Does the site have a professional appearance? Yes No Unsure
Does it use proper grammar, spelling, and composition? Yes No Unsure
Name: McKenna Medici Period: 7

Web Site #4 Name:


Authority
Is the author Identified? Yes No Unsure
Does the author have appropriate qualifications with Yes No Unsure
respect to the information being presented?
Purpose
Is the purpose to inform or give factual information? Yes No Unsure
Coverage
Is the information primary or secondary in nature? Yes No Unsure
Is the information presented comparable to information Yes No Unsure
on the same topic presented by other sites?
List one other site that states the same information:
Accuracy
Is the information free or factual errors? Yes No Unsure
Do the conclusions appear to be well-reasoned and Yes No Unsure
supported by the facts presented?
Is the information properly referenced? Yes No Unsure
Objectivity
Is the information free from obvious bias? Yes No Unsure
Does the author avoid the use of emotional or Yes No Unsure
inflammatory language?
Does the author avoid trying to sell something or Yes No Unsure
persuade the reader of a particular viewpoint?
Currency
Is the information up to date? Yes No Unsure
Are there creation or revision dates? Yes No Unsure
Accessibility
Does the site have a professional appearance? Yes No Unsure
Does it use proper grammar, spelling, and composition? Yes No Unsure