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. 1. In "The Moon's the North Wind's Cookie," why does the speaker compare the moon to a cookie?A. the moon is tasty like a cookie B. The moon falls apart like a cookie C. The moon is enjoyed as much as a cookie D. THe moon seems to disappear like a cookie||D||2. 2.In “The Moon’s the North Wind’s Cookie,”what does the speaker compare the South Wind to Stanza 2? A. a cookie B. a cloud C. a baker D. crisps||C||3. 3. In “The Moon’s the North Wind’s Cookie", how many stanzas are there? A. 2 B. 4 C. 5 D. 8||A||4. 4. How does the speaker describe the North Wind? A. inventive B. a good cook C.kind D. greedy||D||5. 5. In “February Twilight,” what type of figurative language is "A single star looked out"? A. metaphor B. simile C. personification D. alliteration||C||6. 6. What human characteristic is given to the star in line 8?||A.calling B.watching C.sneezing D.sledding||7. 7. What is the occasion in "February Twilight?"A.morning B. snowy night C. Christmas D. summertime||B||8. 8. Which word means about the same as glow as it is used in “February Twilight”?A. sky B. light C. night D. winter||B||9. 9.What is the rhyming pattern in both poems? A. In each stanza, all four lines rhyme.B. In each stanza, the first and third lines rhyme.C. In each stanza, the second and fourth lines rhyme. D. In each stanza, the first line rhymes with the third, and the second line rhymes with the fourth.||C||10. 10.What theme do both poems share?A. fear of the night B. the loneliness of winter C. interest in new experiences D. wonder at the natural world||D||11. 11. What could be another title for this poem?A. “Tired” B. “Night” C. “Empty” D. “Haunted”||C||12. 12.Why does the speaker compare the house to an old man?A.It is cranky like an old man. B. It is crooked like an old man. C. It is slow like an old man D. It is sleepy like an old man.||B||13. 13."The night wind in its ancient porch sounds like a hollow laugh" is best expressed by which of the following?A.The night wind howls. B.The night wind is funny. C. The night wind is resting D. The night wind listens.||A||14. 14. Which word means about the same as glints as it is used in this poem?A.sounds B. warms C.gleams D.fades||C||15. 15. Which pairs of words from the poem are synonyms (words that mean the same)?A.old and ancient B.heaven and lantern C.whispers and howls D.moon and misty||A||16. 16. According to the descriptions in lines 11 and 12, the speaker view the moon as A. cold B. spooky C. beautiful D. fading||B|
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