From English 9 Competencies:
Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing)
such as to inquire, to explore, to inform, to interpret, to explain, to take a position, to evaluate, to problem solve, to entertain
includes digital sources; students need to develop the language and tools to successfully navigate digital media (e.g., be familiar with terms and concepts such as browser, cookie, browsing history, hyperlinked text, thread, URL, fair use/copyright, plagiarism, posting etiquette, following social media, tweeting, privacy, digital identity, predictive text, evaluating digital resources, how search engines work, collaborative writing online, the language register of texting versus standard Canadian English, digital ownership, data mining)
Students should be prompted to ask: Does it meet the purpose? Is it current? Does it add new information?
Students should be prompted to distinguish fact from opinion and to consider the source of the information, whether it is supported by evidence, whether it is factually correct, and whether other sources support it.
Students should be prompted to consider the credibility of the source’s voice, whether it is a primary or secondary source, and the trustworthiness and authority of the source.