The Bill of Rights Scavenger Hunt can be used as an introduction or review activity. You can use the Bill of Rights activity as task cards, a scavenger hunt or both. Students will learn about each of the 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights and a little history about the writing of the amendments. The Scavenger Hunt is designed so that students must visit each of the ten Bill of Rights Fact Cards! That means they have to read the small passage or skim for details multiple times! Students will use non-fiction social studies content to practice reading skills, improve fluency, reading comprehension and use context clues. Also included are 10 ideas for how to use task cards! The possibilities are endless for this cross-curriculum Bill of Rights activity!
This Bill of Rights activity can be used as task cards for partner activities, SCOOT activities, scavenger hunts, anticipatory sets, unit review, sub plans, stations, or independent work. How you choose to set it up in your classroom is up to you J There are so many possibilities that allow students to be out of their seats, moving around the room and learning!
•10 Bill of Rights Fact Cards to hang around the room. Each Fact Card contains a reading passage and picture.
•8 ELA Task Cards – Students use reading and comprehension skills (Common Core)
•4 Math Task Cards – Students complete basic addition and subtraction
•4 Context Clues Task Cards – Questions to explain the meaning of a word using context clues
•2 Writing Task Cards – Open-ended, creative thinking prompts
•2 Drawing Task Cards – Quick draw to show comprehension
(20 task cards total)
• 2 Recording Sheets to choose from
•One with the questions typed directly on it, the other is blank to use with the task cards.
•The recording sheet is broken down into categories – ELA, Math, Context Clues, Drawing and Writing.
•Teacher Answer Key
•4 Blank Task Cards for the teacher to use for additional questions. ( I use them for early finisher tasks)