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Form: Keywords

Maintain a list of Keywords

Maintain a list of effective search terms throughout the process of inquiry.


Keywords: Keywords are words that describe your research task. They can be single words or very short phrases. Also, consider synonyms.


Keywords are an important part of the Forming Stage

  • With your teacher read through the task sheet and identify key words which will help you locate relevant information to complete this assignment. 
  • Check that you understand the meanings of these words. Find out the meanings or ask your teacher for clarification.
  • Record your keywords in a table. These will be used to search for relevant information in the Find stage

Generating Search Terms


Keyword tutorial