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Evaluating Sources Activity
Visit the links below and determine if the sources pass the A,B,C test!
Things to consider:
Who produced the source. (Authority)
- Who is the author? What are their qualifications? What kind of publication did it appear in?
Why the source was produced. (Bias)
- Is it meant to inform, to persuade, or help sell something? Could it be biased? What might its biases or agenda be?
When the source was produced. (Currency)
- Is this source timely enough for the topic? Could the information be out of date?
Write down any steps you take to confirm the credibility of the source.