Earth Day Re3 Scavenger Hunt
This scavenger hunt teaches about Earth Day and the importance of reducing, recycling, and reusing to care for our planet.
1. Print the sentence cards on card stock or brightly-colored paper and cut them apart along the dotted lines.
2. Make copies of Earth Day Re3 Scavenger Hunt questions worksheet (2-sided). Each student needs a copy.
3. Place Earth Day Re3 Scavenger Hunt cards around your classroom where students will be able to find them. You can put them on chairs, on the computer keyboard, on the back of your classroom door, on the sides of student desks, on the chalkboard, or wherever you like.
4. Students have to search the room and find all of the sentence cards to answer the questions. You can differentiate by having students work alone or with a classmate.
With the Earth Day Re3 Scavenger Hunt game I have the students complete it as part of a rotation during reading groups. I only have 4 or 5 students walking around with clipboards to locate the sentence cards and write their answers. Students needing extra support can be paired with a partner for this activity. I have also done similar activities with the whole class or as a filler for early finishers, especially if you made the cards a little bit tricky to find. My students enjoy this activity.
An Earth Day Re3 Compare and Contrast Matrix is included.
**** I have added a small cover page to help you to identify your card sets when you are storing them.
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