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February CRACK THE CODE (Grades 1-5)

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BIG UPDATE 7/7/2020 to give more options for 1st grade as well as a printer friendly version where each clue card is a full sheet of paper to eliminate cutting!

This February challenge your students with a VALENTINE'S themed CRACK THE CODE! Crack the Codes allow students to feel success in all academic areas, while working hard to collaborate, persevere, and problem solve with their peers. Crack the Codes take students on a "scavenger hunt" style game where six clue cards will need to be located and solved. This resource includes options for grades 1st through 5th where you can pick and choose whichever clue cards best suit your students! Here is a closer look at what types of challenges are included in this Crack the Code!

Game versions:

Grades 4 & 5

Grades 2 & 3

Grade 1

In this breakout, students will be reading passages, solving math problems, using a letter decoder to decode secret messages, participating in stem activities, and collecting heart words throughout the breakout in order to create the sentence SHOW YOUR LOVE ON FEB. 14th. (1st grade version does not collect hearts, but instead colors hearts on a coloring sheet to match each clue card.)

The only additional supplies you will need in addition to printing this PDF is a zip lock bag, and a deck of playing cards for the stem activity, and a paper fastener for the secret decoder!

This Crack the Code is for Grades 1st-5th. There are 2 versions of the math clue including adding, subtracting, dividing for intermediate, and ways to make 14 for the primary. There are also 2 stem activities creating a playing card 2 level tower and solving a heart shaped Tangram puzzle. Finally there are multiple versions of the reading passage to suit all grade levels.

For grades 1st-2nd you can do this whole class as a Crack the Code or you could use each clue card as a CENTER. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need a modification. Thanks!

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Directions with lots of details included

Clue Cards (various options to choose from, grades 1-5 included)

Printer Friendly Version (Each clue card is a full sheet of paper so minimal cutting!)

Tips and Tricks on how to make this an engaging and exciting activity

Student Recording Sheet for students to show their work and submit at the end

Teaching Answer Sheet

Printable Award upon completion of activity (Badge)

Introduction Slide

Clue Card signs if you'd like to keep all supplies for each clue card in one place


Follow me on Instagram @thelimitlessclassroom and over at thelimitlessclassroom.com to see more fun tips and tricks from my classroom!

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