guccioneinternet Mrs. Guccione
New Berlin Junior High English/Internet teacher
 
Welcome to Internet class!

Today we are going to explore different web sites.  By understanding the different kinds, you will be able to condut a better search for information.  I have listed the following types of sites and given examples of each.  You need to read about them and then click on them listed under useful links.  

1.  Advocacy page - sponsered by an organization attempting to influence public opinion (trying to sell their ideas)
Example:  www.democrats.org


2.  Business/Marketing pages - sponsered by a commercial enterprise (that is trying to sell their products)
Example:  www.cocacola.com

3.  Informational Pages - purpose of this type is to present factual information.  The URL of the page usually ends in .edu or .gov.
Example:  www.nasa.gov

4.  News Pages - primary purpose is to provide extremely current inforamation (newspapers).  The URL usually ends in .com
Example:  www.usatoday.com

5.  Personal pages - a personal home page is published by an individual.  The URL may vary but will have a tilde (~) placed somewhere in the address
Example:
Useful links
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