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. Pirates break the law by||stealing from ships||2. Several Americans launched unofficial wars called||filibusters||3. For defense the Spanish built several forts, called||presidios||4. The Spanish hoped to convert Native Americans by setting up||missions||5. Several Americans launched unofficial wars called||filibusters||6. In 1812, the United States ceded its claim to Texas, meaning that it||gave up any claim to the land||7. When did Mexico win its independence?||1821||8. What happened to the first East Texas mission?||It was abandoned because of conflict with Indians.||9. What mission town became the capital of East Texas?||Los Adaes||10. What were the goals of missions?||to convert Native Americans to Christianity, to lead Native Americans to adopt the Spanish way of life, to strengthen Spain's hold on Texas||11. What did the Neutral Ground Agreement try to do?||achieve peace on the border of the United states and Spanish Texas||12. What kind of work did Native Americans perform on the missions?||ranching and farming, craft work like sewing and blacksmithing, making products like soap and bricks||13. Why did conservatives dislike the revolt of Hidalgo?||They feared the lower classes would take their power.||14. Name the 4 most popular filibusters.||Gutierrez, Kemper, Magee, Long||15. What led to problems in the presidios?||Soldiers had little pay and were often in debt|
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