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GGRD49: Land and Land Conflicts in the America

This guide will help you find a variety of sources for your final research essay assignment.

SIFT: Stop, Investigate, Find, Trace

Activity: Evaluating a source like a fact-checker

Steps to using SIFT

  1. Investigate: Find the Wikipedia page about the organization
    • how does this information help you to evaluate the source?
  2. Find: What is the original source of reporting?
    • Is there another source mentioned on this page where they got that fact from?
    • Look that source up and go back to step 1, Investigate
  3. Trace: Trading-up from another trusted source