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Grade 10: English: Introduction

This guide will assist you in learning about Literature Studies, Reading, Writing, Language and Media Studies

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Noah Williams and Lexi MacDonald in Romeo and Juliet Pirates of the Carribbean - Grade 11 Applied English 

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Questions to Ask:

  • Is this informaiton meant to:
    • Teach;
    • Inform;
    • Persuade;
    • Entertain; or
    • Sell a product?
  • Do the creators of the website make their intentions clear?  
    • Tip: Read the website's "About Us" section to find out.
  • Is the information fact or opinion?  
  • Is there advertizing on the site?  
  • Does the point of view show bias?
    • Tip: Consider if the website is being objective.  Is the author only telling one side of the story?
  • ​What does the website's URL tell you about the site?

What is a url?

A url is the address where a website lives on the internet.  A url can also be called a link.

 

What is the difference between "http" and "https?"

The letters "http" normally go before the "www" prefix of a url.  When you see "https" it means that the information shared on that website will be kept secure.

What is a website domain extention?

A domain extension is found at end the website's url, it is the url suffix. The url is the website's internet address and the domain extension gives you information about who owns the site.  For example, if the website is owned by a company, an educational institution, or the government.

 

Some common domain extensions and what they mean:

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