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Name: _____________________________________ Date:____________
CRITICAL EVALUATION OF A WEB SITE
MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL
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1. What grade are you in?
2. What Web browser are you using?__________________________________
What is the URL of the Web page you are evaluating?
4. What is the name of the site? _________________________________________________________
Part 1: Looking at and using the page
As you look at the questions below, put an X in the yes or no column for each.
Does the page take a long time to load?
Are the pictures on the page helpful?
Is each section of the page labeled with a heading?
Did the author sign his/her real name?
Did the author give you his/her e-mail address?
Is there a date on the page that tells you when it was last updated?
Is there an image map (big picture with links) on the page?
oe e e age diay e in your roer?
re ere diraing aderieen on e ie you are uing?
If you go to another page on the site, can you get back to the main page?
Are there photographs on the page?
• If so, can you be sure that photographs have not been changed by the author?
• If you're not sure, should you accept the photos as true?
Summary of Part One
Using the data you have collected above, write a paragraph explaining why you would or wouldn't
recommend this site to a friend for use with a project.
Are you using an iOS or Android tablet?