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Diamond rank

How would you rank your sources?

Preview of the Diamond Rank cardsNow that you know how to evaluate and choose the best resources for your assignment, have a go at this!

  • Print out the diamond rank cards and diamond rank grid below.
  • Cut out each of the cards with the different sources on (the diamond rank cards).
  • Arrange or stick these cards onto the diamond rank grid in the order of what you think is the most important to the least important when researching an essay.
  • Make sure you can justify where you place each source.


Diamond rank cards

Diamond rank grid