Year 2 2016 - 2017 What are keywords, how do you choose them and use them?

This afternoon the children in Year 2 have been talking about how the internet can be fantastic for research, finding out new things and answering questions. The children worked in pairs a chose an animal that they wanted to find out more about. They then wrote some questions that they had about animals and chose keywords from the questions which they could then use to search. The children then used the children's search engine Swiggle to find out the answers to their questions. Click on the picture below to try the Swiggle search engine at home and take a look at some of the questions that the children wanted to research about their chosen animal;