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This scavenger hunt provides information about the Memorial Day holiday to help students understand its meaning and value. This product contains 16 cards and questions. It also contains the nonfiction story “The Story of the Memorial Day Poppy.”
How to Use This Product
1. Print the Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt cards then cut them apart.
2. Make copies of the Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt questions worksheet (2-sided). Each student needs a copy.
3. Place the Memorial Day 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.
Table of Contents
• cover card for scavenger hunt storage and organization
• 16 colorful information cards
• Nonfiction story for discussion "The Story of the Memorial Day Poppy"
• answer key
More about the Product
With the Scavenger Hunt game I have the students complete it as part of a rotation during reading groups or social studies centers. 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.
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