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QR Challenge: The Fortune Cookie

Created using the ClassTools QR Treasure Hunt Generator

Teacher Notes

A. Prior to the lesson:

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

3. Print out the QR codes.

4. Cut them out and place them around your class / school.

B. The lesson:

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.

Questions / Answers (teacher reference)



1. What is the setting of the story? The story takes place at the Narrator's home after dinner.
2. What was the narrator doing at the beginning of the story?The Narrator just finished eating Chinese food, and she opened her fortune cookie.
3. What verbs does the author use to describe what happens to the narrator's piggy bank?The author uses the verbs tumbles, strikes, and breaks
4. How do the illustrations help you understand who the narrator is?The illustrations show a young girl.
5. What is the meaning of the word fortune?The word fortune is what happens to a person in the future, good luck, or can mean a lot of money.
6. The narrator says, "I bet it means I will get a tip for babysitting Ron." What does the word tip mean in this sentence? What is a different meaning of the word tip?The word tip means to give money, to lean over, a pencil tip, or advice.


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