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:
Locate useful information sources on the Web
Navigate the contents of a website
Critically evaluate what they read online
Synthesize the results of an Internet inquiry
Express new knowledge in their own words Note: The authors' website (www.ReadingTheWeb.net) features additional helpful materials: Web links keyed to each chapter, copies of the reproducibles in the book, a complete reference list, and more.