Parents' Choice: Critically Evaluating Web Sites Aimed at Helping Parents and Guardians Make Decisions About Their Children


  • Aug 29 2010 9:06 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students evaluate Web sites offering services, programs, and supplies for children to parents and guardians. They then write Web guides, directing parents and guardians to the most useful information, and write letters to companies offering recommendations for improving their sites.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies


    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning