1. Arrange students into groups. Each group needs at least ONE person who has a mobile device.
2. If their phone camera doesn't automatically detect and decode QR codes, ask students to
4. Cut them out and place them around your class / school.
1. Give each group a clipboard and a piece of paper so they can write down the decoded questions and their answers to them.
2. Explain to the students that the codes are hidden around the school. Each team will get ONE point for each question they correctly decode and copy down onto their sheet, and a further TWO points if they can then provide the correct answer and write this down underneath the question.
3. Away they go! The winner is the first team to return with the most correct answers in the time available. This could be within a lesson, or during a lunchbreak, or even over several days!
4. A detailed case study in how to set up a successful QR Scavenger Hunt using this tool can be found here.
|1. Welcome to Grade 5. This treasure hunt will help you learn about our classroom, our resources, your teachers and what is expected of you this year. Lets start by getting to know your classroom. What do you need to have on your desk before the bell goes each day? Get that equipment and place it neatly on your desk now||answers||2. Where do you place your iPad at the beginning of each day? Write your answer on your answer sheet - make sure to use a FULL SENTENCE with a capital letter and a full stop!||answer=front shelves||3. Look for the birthday chart on the wall. On your answer sheet, write the names of people whose birthday is in the same month as you. Then scan the QR code you find there for your next clue.||answers will vary.||4. Under the TV you will find a box of spelling words. How many different numbered cards are there in the box? What colour is card 5? What number card has 'oa' words on it? Scan the next QR code for your next clue||answer||5. Sometimes you will be given a choice about how to present your knowledge or learning. Find the wall chart and write down 5 different ways you might like to present your learning in a project.||answers||6. What days will you be given homework? How long do you have to complete it and when is it due? Write down what to do if you can't complete your homework for some reason.||Answers||7. QWhere would you hand in work to be marked? What special thing do you need to remember to do when you have handed in your homework||answers||8. Where you would you find something that you have lost?||answers||9. Where would you find a calculator for maths work?||answers||10. Where would you find a mini whiteboard for each member of the class?||answers||11. Sometimes you will need to work with a group in your classroom. What are the rules for group work in our classroom? Explain why these rules are important.||answers||12. Find the specialist lessons timetable. On your answers sheet, write down what days and times you have Music, PE, Indonesian and Library. Scan the next clue.||Answers||13. Find the box with your password for 'studyladder' and 'readtheory'. Take your 4 password cards out of the box (there are two copies of each card). Glue one of each in the front of your '5 subject notebook' and put the spare copies in your bag to take home. They have fridge magnets so that you can stick them on the fridge at home. find your next clue on the bag lockers||answers||14. The foyer must be kept tidy at all times. The photocopier is only for teacher use and should not be touched as it is expensive to fix. If you see something untidy in the foyer, clean it up as quickly as possible. If the foyer is tidy now, take a photo of the foyer with your ipad. Return to the classroom and give your answer sheet to your teacher - WITH YOUR NAME ON IT! Get your next instructions from the whiteboard.||answers||15. Open safari and type in www.studyladder.com.au . Use your password to log in to study ladder and complete the start of year test activity. When you have finished you may explore the other activities on studyladder and set up your own avatar and rewards area. Well done! You have finished the treasure hunt.||answers|
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