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Evaluates Information and its Sources Critically & Access the Needed Information - Institution #2

Evaluate Information and its Sources Critically Accomplished 3 Developing 2 Inadequate 1
Evaluates Authority Student:
  • Shows sufficient evidence of the author’s credentials and qualifications.
Student:
  • Briefly identifies the author’s credentials and qualifications.
Student:
  • Does not identify the author’s credentials or qualifications.
Evaluates Currency Student:
  • Comments on the source’s publication year.
  • Retrieves the source that is published within the last five years.
Student:
  • Either comments on the source’s publication year or retrieves a source that is published in the last five years, but does not do both.
Student:
  • Does not comment on the source’s publication year.
  • Does not retrieve a source that is published in the last five years.
Evaluates Reliability Student:
  • Shows adequate evidence of whether or not the source is trustworthy.
Student:
  • Shows superficial evidence of whether or not the source is trustworthy.
Student:
  • Does not show evidence of whether or not the source is trustworthy.
Evaluates Accuracy Student:
  • Provides a thorough explanation of the accuracy of the source.
Student:
  • Provides superficial explanation of the accuracy of the source.
Student:
  • Does not explain the accuracy of the source.
Evaluates Perspective Student:
  • Identifies the author’s point of view in detail.
Student:
  • Briefly identifies the author’s point of view.
Student:
  • Does not identify the author’s point of view.
Evaluates Reflection of Source Student:
  • Explains in detail how the source contributes to his/her knowledge.
Student:
  • Identifies how the source contributes to his/her knowledge.
Student:
  • Does not identify how the source contributes to his/her knowledge.
Access the Needed Information
 
 
Student:
  • Accesses information using effective, well-designed search strategies.
Student:
  • Accesses information using simple strategies, including both search term(s) and tool(s).
Student:
  • Does not specify strategy with both search term(s) and tool(s).