Lesson Plan


This lesson will teach the students strategies they can use to analyze websites intent and content. It teaches the students to decode the URL and to gain some information from domain name as well as the extensions. The lesson also strives for the students to become critical website readers and for them to apply the 5W strategy whenever they read a website. The students are given a website investigator handout with good strategies top use when reading websites. The handout also contains questions that the students have to answer to show that they understand and uses the critical thinking skills that are being taught. They are encouraged to use this handout as a reminder when they read informational text in websites.


  • Educational Technology > General
  • Information & Media Literacy > General
  • Information & Media Literacy > Evaluating Sources
  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5


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