This marvelous activity is fun and challenging, providing a way for students to apply their knowledge of TEXT STRUCTURES through the use of QR CODES. These codes are linked to Kid-Friendly HIGH INTEREST news articles online. Students will match each article to one of the main text structures: description, sequence, chronological, cause/effect, problem/solution, compare/contrast, and persuasive.
Use as a literacy station activity, partner work, practice worksheet or even assessment. Laminate this enjoyable activity for benefit in years to come.
All you will need is a device with a CAMERA that can scan QR Codes, such as a smartphone. Other suitable devices to use: iPod Touch, android or iPhone, iPad, tablet, or laptop/desktop with a camera.
9 QR Codes with student answer sheet
Easy to Use Instructions
The best kind of learning is appealing and applicable to real life. The extraordinary technology employed in this lesson will fascinate your students. They will immediately see the relevance by matching text structures to Kid-Friendly HIGH INTEREST news articles.
Here is what customers have said about this product:
On August 17, 2015, Pamela G. said:
"I used this for an intervention lesson and they got it! Thanks for saving the day!"
On May 1, 2016, Andrea J. said:
"My students enjoyed this activity - it was great for those that struggle to sit in their chairs!"
On April 5, 2015, Dave R. said:
"Great partner project. The QR code idea gives this the sparkle and kid-friendly interest that is really needed. I can see a lot of time was given to locating interesting articles for the students."
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