The ocean of information on the Internet is vast and deep. Wading through all of it on a search for specific information can take students into some murky waters! This game will help them learn how to choose effective keywords for locating information online. With Search Shark, students practice selecting keywords that are most relevant to a search prompt. Along the way, they will discover hints for narrowing their search results and learn to identify the most effective keywords for different search scenarios.
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying keywords that result in relevant information for a given internet search. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »