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This guide explains how to evaluate websites using the CRAAP method.

Why it is important to evaluate a website?

When you are researching, it is important to evaluate websites or information you find on the Internet to ensure that the information you are reading or listening to is accurate, reliable, and truthful. 

The CRAAP Method

The CRAAP method is a five point approach to evaluating websites.

CRAAP stands for: 

C - Currency

R - Relevance

A - Authority

A - Accuracy

P - Purpose

I will explain each one of these parts and how to use them to evaluate websites. 

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