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  • Digital text
  • Credibility
  • Subject
  • Occasion
  • Audience
  • Purpose
  • Tone


Students know:
  • Digital texts, such as online academic journals, social media, and blogs, have various subjects, appropriate occasions, intended audiences, purposes, and tones.
  • A credible source is free from bias and supported with relevant evidence.


Students are able to:
  • Identify and interpret the subject, occasion, audience, purpose, tone, and credibility of digital texts.


Students understand that:
  • It is important to evaluate the credibility of digital text.
  • Digital texts will focus on different subjects, be used on different occasions, are created with different intended audiences, have different purposes, and a variety of tones.