Wasps and Bees Scavenger Hunt and Identification Activity

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3rd, 4th, 5th
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Wasps and Bees Scavenger Hunt
This scavenger hunt introduces students to information and fun facts about Wasps and Bees. . A wasp/bee Venn diagram and a Comparison Matrix are also included, so that students can show they understand the differences. This scavenger hunt contains 8 informational cards and 8 identification cards. In addition to the scavenger hunt eight cards, featuring photographs of either a wasp or a bee, are included with an answer sheet so students can put their knowledge to work identifying wasps and bees by their varying characteristics. Students will need to read for detail and analyze what they've read to make correct deductions. This is a higher level thinking, yet fun activity!

1. Print the Wasps and Bees Scavenger Hunt cards on card stock or brightly-colored paper and cut them apart along the dotted lines.
2. Make copies of the Wasps and Bees Scavenger Hunt questions worksheet (2-sided). Each student needs a copy.
3. Place the Wasps and Bees 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 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.

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Total Pages
12
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
N/A

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Wasps and Bees Scavenger Hunt and Identification Activity
Wasps and Bees Scavenger Hunt and Identification Activity
Wasps and Bees Scavenger Hunt and Identification Activity
Wasps and Bees Scavenger Hunt and Identification Activity