A whole class game including a collection of 6 activities which students need to solve to reveal numbers to combine for a lock combination.
Start your classrooms school year with a bang and help students introduce themselves to each other with the Let’s Cooperate Code Cracker! Students need to work together on 6 tasks to reveal 6 numbers to crack a lock combination. The groups are then presented a final riddle to help them arrange their code in the right order to help them succeed in their mission. Get a 6 digit lock or 2X 3 digit locks and a lockable box to hide a reward or message for students to compete for.
Run this activity as a timed rotation system for six groups on six activities or create it as a race to the finish. As previously seen with Teach Starters, Marvin Measurement’s Treasure Box and Christmas Code Cracker, students love working together on the variety of small group tasks, where students need to communicate and cooperate together to help each other succeed.
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- Start Poem
- Ancient Code Wheel
- Illustration Treasure Hunt – download 5X Inference Scenario Posters below.
- What Time – download Time Zones World Map.
- UV Scavenger Hunt – you can find UV pens, also known as spy or detective pens in the stationery section of your local department store.
- Hidden Object
- Pirate Voyage
- Finishing Riddle
Other resources included:
- Teacher Instructions
- Task Cards
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In the Hidden Object Task Card, worth has been changed to work.
Fix by Royce (Teach Starter) Jan 15th, 2020
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