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ERIC Number: ED493741
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 292
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 1-59385-361-0
Reading the Web: Strategies for Internet Inquiry
Eagleton, Maya B.; Dobler, Elizabeth
Guilford Publications
Packed with ideas and instructional activities that cut across all content areas, this engaging book provides a comprehensive framework for promoting vital Web literacy skills in grades 3-8. Teacher-friendly special features include helpful graphics, sidebars, practical tips, and nearly 100 reproducibles. Using a research-based, classroom-tested model of Internet inquiry, the authors explain the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of helping diverse learners: (1) Locate useful information sources on the Web; (2) Navigate the contents of a website; (3) Critically evaluate what they read online; (4) Synthesize the results of an Internet inquiry; and (5) Express new knowledge in their own words. This book is divided into two sections: (1) Understanding Print and Web Literacies; and (2) The QUEST Model of Internet Inquiry.
Guilford Press. 72 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012. Tel: 800-365-7006; Tel: 212-431-9800; Fax: 212-966-6708; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 3; Grade 4; Grade 5; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8
Audience: Media Staff; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Reading)
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: R305G050154