Take your students on a fun QR Code Hunt on how New Year is celebrated around the world. From tossing coins in water for good fortune, to jumping off chairs at the stroke of midnight, and wearing coloured underpants on New Year’s Day, your students will be left amazed and fascinated with unusual traditions followed in 29 countries in this QR Code Hunt pack.
32 QR Code Cards on New Year traditions around the world (USA, England, Australia, France, Italy, Germany, China, Brazil, Denmark, Argentina, Costa Rica, Nigeria, Pakistan, Romania, Portugal, Spain, Japan, South Africa, Ireland, Sicily, Chile, India, Greece, Wales, Puerto Rico, Netherlands, South America, Russia, Peru).
4 Recording Sheets
4 page Answer Key
21 Poster Templates featuring New Year images; 1 blank poster included for students to self-illustrate.
Place the 32 QR Code Cards around the classroom. Students can work individually, in pairs, or in small groups to find the answers to all 32 questions on their recording sheets. They must scan the QR Code to find the answer for each corresponding question on their recording sheets. Students make an educated guess about the possible answer prior to scanning.
Early finishers who complete the Qr Code Hunt can design their posters. They write 2-3 facts on a template of their choice.
EVIDENCE OF LEARNING
Wrap-up the activity by getting students together and asking them to share the facts they
found the most interesting. They may refer to their recording sheets and posters.
** You may break-up the activity and do cards (1-17) or (18-32) depending upon
time available. Copy recording sheets accordingly.