Lesson Plan

QR Sight Word Scavenger Hunt

Students use iPads to practice sight words in an exciting way
James C.
Classroom teacher
Frances Xavier Warde Schools
Chicago, IL
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Students will be able to...

  • Use QR Reader  app
  • Recognize QR codes around the room
  • Read sight words revealed by QR scanner
  • Work with a partner to complete a task
English Language Arts
Grades K - 1
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1 Hook

Teacher has premade QR codes around the room

  1. Ask students if they have seen these before.  Where?
  2. Using iPad and with QR Reader app already open, project with Apple TV
  3. Scan premade QR code - have linked to pictures that class would find interesting (animals, superheroes, etc.)
  4. After scanning images, ask: what is happening? Write down student responses.

2 Direct Instruction

  • Small group instruction 
  1. Today we are going to practice sight words using QR codes.
  2. "Wake up your iPads."
  3. Find the app called QR Droid