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Dear Martin Introduction QR Code Scavenger Hunt and Web Quest Distance Learning

Grade Levels
9th - 12th
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Formats Included
  • Google Drive™ folder
  • Webquests
14 pages
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Build students' background knowledge to better prepare them for reading Dear Martin by Nic Stone. This introductory activity will have students learn about the author Nic Stone, Martin Luther King, Jr., privilege, and racial disparities in the prison system.

This activity is designed to be flexible. Use the QR codes and printable worksheets to get your students moving, engaged, and learning need-to-know background information as a classroom scavenger hunt! Simply place the QR codes around the room or in stations and let students use their devices to access the resources.

Alternatively, you could use the included Google doc to assign the activity as a web quest. Just upload to your Google classroom and students can type in their responses. This is a perfect option for distance learning, last-minute sub plans, or as a make-up for students who missed the scavenger hunt.

This product includes:

  • Teacher instructions
  • Student worksheets
  • Answer key
  • Signs with QR codes for the scavenger hunt setup
  • Instant web quest Google doc

You can see the entire product (minus the answer keys and QR codes) in the preview. Please look at the preview prior to purchase to make sure this product works for your class.

Need other Dear Martin products? Click here to check out the bundle.

Wanting to discuss police brutality in America before diving into the novel? My All American Boys Introductory Gallery Walk Activity can be used with Dear Martin too!

*Please note: this activity requires using the internet, QR Codes, and iPads or other technology. Please make sure you are comfortable with using QR Codes prior to purchasing. You may also need to unblock some websites, depending on your school's internet security. If you have any hesitation, please talk to your building's IT professional before purchasing. Please do not contact me for information about using QR Codes, QR Code apps, etc. (but DO feel free to contact me if you have any issues with the product itself!).

***This resource consists of PDF files and Google Docs within a Google Drive folder. You'll need to grant permission to TPT to access your drive (if you have any issues, Teachers Pay Teachers has great tech support and a FAQ page). Before purchasing, please review the preview to make sure this resource supports your and your students' needs. The whole resource, with the exception of answer keys, is included in the preview.

Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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