Many classes now have access to iPads and other devices that will allow the students to use QR scanners during centers or even independent work time.
I have created a set of mysteries where the students can work on their reading skills. This activity can be done with a QR scanner or without one. If you do not want to use the QR scanner, just pass the mystery cards out to the students or have them available in the center. The students can just read the cards and fill in the task sheet.
To use the QR scanner, have the cards with QR codes available in the center or during the activity. The students will scan a card and the mystery will pop up on their screen! They can read the mystery then fill in the task sheet.
(QR Reader) is the app I use as my scanner and I love it! :)
After the students are completely finished, you can give them the final "answer" QR code and they can scan it to check their answers!
I love when students can be independent but still learning and having fun! These are a great way to integrate technology and get your students familiar with using these devices!
This is a sample of my other QR Code activities (and ones to come!) I am in the process of making a series of QR Code activities and this will give you an idea of what they will look like!
NOTE: These mysteries are not hard to "solve" but the important part is for students to be able to use their reading skills to gain understanding from the text and support their answers with text evidence. The questions are asked in such a way that students MUST support with text evidence.
You will love the low prep of this activity! Enjoy!
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Special Note: The QR codes in the preview do not actually work. They will send you to my shop. I did this to protect my product while still being able to show you the look of the product.
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