Teaching Resources

2nd Grade Internet Research & Web Vocabulary

Today we are going to find things on the Internet!

First we need to think about what exactly we want to find

  • What is our guiding question?
  • Are we looking for a website, an image, a map, or a video?
  • Find the Key Words in our guiding question
  • Type the web address of a website into Firefox or Safari (like askkids.com, or google.com*)
  • Put those Key Words into a Search Engine to find websites

Our online word wall of Internet vocabulary words:

  • What is the Internet?
  • Why do we use the Internet?
  • What is a web address?
  • What is a web site?
  • What is a search engine?
  • What are key words?

* with “strict filtering” on under advanced search

3 thoughts on “2nd Grade Internet Research & Web Vocabulary

  1. RESEARCH QUESTION
    What does a cupcake shape poem look like?

    KEY WORDS
    The words you put in to a search engine to find things on the Internet.
    cupcake shape poem

    SEARCH ENGINES
    A search engine goes around the Internet and gives you information depending on what you need. You tell the search engine what you need by typing in key words.

    These are search engines:
    http://google.com
    http://askkids.com

    Internet:
    Websites from all over the world (David)
    Sometimes it is called the World Wide Web (www) (Omar)
    You can see the Internet from your computer or laptop from anywhere in the whole wide world ((Victoria, and Janeth)

  2. INTERNET:
    It’s something you can see on a computer, where you can go on and find websites from anywhere around the world. (Hussein, Brandon, April)

    You can use headphones and talk to people online to get information.

    You can see commercials, news, videos, videos games (cheat codes), movies, news in other countries. (whole class)

    ONLINE
    Online is when you go on the Internet. (Moeen)
    If you are online you can do things on the Internet.

    WEBSITE
    Examples of websites are: nick.com, ps130brooklyn.com, disneychannel.com, cartoonnetwork.com

    Every website has information and its own web address.

    SEARCH ENGINE
    A website that helps you find things on the Internet. (Chris)
    google.com

    LINK:
    You can tell something is a link when your mouse turns into a hand. When you click on a link it shows you what you clicked on, by taking you to another website with another address.

  3. Ms. Toomey, on May 4th, 2009 at 9:05 pm Said:

    If you want to read about earthworms, check out this site under “animals.”
    If you want to read about compost, look under “science.”

    http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/displaysection.cfm&sec=1

    Ms. Toomey, on May 4th, 2009 at 9:11 pm Said:

    Read this article about making compost. There’s good pictures, too.

    http://sustainable.tamu.edu/slidesets/kidscompost/kid1.html

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