Evaluating Information

Made by Sarah Morris and the NewsFrames team. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

75 minutes

Lesson 3 of 3 in the NewsFrames Curriculum Kit

This lesson will take a deeper dive into both framing and searching by introducing students to techniques they can use to evaluate the quality of information they encounter.

Standards Mapping

Mozilla Web Literacy Skills

21st Century Skills

Internet Health Outcomes

ACRL Standards

Learning Objectives

  • Learners will discuss factors that contribute to information quality
  • Learners will evaluate and analyze sources to determine accuracy and framing techniques
  • Learners will synthesize sources to present and share information on a topic
  • Learners will develop skills in fact checking and in identifying quality fact checking from others


  • Teens and undergraduate students