- Recommended for: Grades 4-7
- Duration of lesson: 1-2 class periods (45 minutes)
- Formats: PPT or Google Slides; PDF
No. There is some set-up required on the morning of the lesson. The QR codes could get lost if they are set up the day before. I would not personally leave this lesson for a sub.
- printer, copier, large monitor for presentation slides
- Students will need: pencil, copies of scavenger hunt grid, cell phone or tablet with a camera or QR code scanner app
- : internet connection. The QR codes will scan with or without wifi.
- Scavenger Hunt grid (3 pages, editable)
- 24 printable QR codes (4 pages, open in PDF and PPT)–These will work for any location in your library. You can hand-write or type the locations on the QR code pages.
- Directions presentation for students (PPT and Google Slides formats, 8 slides, all text is editable)
- Directions for librarians and teachers (1 PDF page, tips and prep)
Locate selected items around the library. When they find the items, they will scan the QR codes. Each QR code reveals one word. Students use the words to unscramble the secret message.
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