I came up with the idea to do a writing rules scavenger hunt because I wanted to have a quick assignment ready for the first or the 50th day that would meet the challenge of reviewing (or introducing) writing rules with my students in a quick, but thorough fashion.
I love the concept of using scavenger hunts in the classroom because they are so versatile. With that in mind, I selected ten writing/language standards that apply to grades 11-12. (These, of course, can quickly be adapted to work for grades 7-10.)
From there, I wrote five questions that applied directly to each standard. The questions vary in degree of difficulty, so you can differentiate learning, if you want. Or, the way I use these questions is that I pick different ways to do scavenger hunts.
For each standard, there are five questions. I give you all of these up front. After that, I have created four different methods for doing a scavenger hunt. So, whether you have a class that likes to race through the halls, or one that would be more content hanging out in the computer lab, there is something for everyone.