3rd Grade Scavenger Hunt

Group 3 - Amanda M., April S., Kelly L., Jenny H.

Scavenger Hunt Lesson Plan

Objectives

The students will be able to collect information from a variety of digital sources and print sources. The students will be able to identify the type of source needed for specific inquiry-based questions.

Materials Needed:

  • Assorted reference books
  • Computers with internet access
  • Scavenger Hunt handout/pencils

Directions:

This is an activity to see how much you remember about how to find information in the Library Media Center. You will work in groups to find the answer to following questions. Good luck on your journey!!!

Answer the following questions and list the reference where you find your answer.

1. What does the word "skeleton" mean? _____________________________________________________________________________________________
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Type of Reference: _____________________________________________________________________________________________

2. Name two states that border Alabama.
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Type of Reference: ___________________________________________________________________________________________

3. Who is the author of Pippi Longstocking?
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Type of Reference: _____________________________________________________________________________________________

4. List two synonyms for "scare."
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Type of Reference:
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5. When was George Washington born?
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Type of Reference:
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6. How many countries does Africa have?
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Type of Reference:
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7. Does our library have Charlotte's Web in stock? What AR level is it?
_________________________________________ ________________________________________________
Type of Reference:
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8. List two antonyms for "nervous."
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Type of Reference:
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9. What is a dwarf planet?
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Type of Reference:
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10. What is money (currency) called in Poland?
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Type of Reference:
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References

List references used!!!!

Answer Key

1. All the bones in your body
Reference: Dictionary

2. Two of the following: Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida
Reference: Atlas

3. Astrid Lindgren
Reference: Online Library Server

4. Alarm, frighten, shock, etc.
Reference: Dictionary

5. February 22, 1732
Reference: Biography

6. 53 Countries
Reference: Atlas

7. Yes; AR Level - 5.0
Reference: Online Library Server

8. Calm, collected, serene, etc.
Reference: Thesaurus

9. Large, roundish object that orbits the sun, but is not classified as a planet or a moon
Reference: Online Encyclopedia

10. Zloty
Reference: Online Almanac
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Literacy and State Standards

List the standards for each question???