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7 Apr
Government (Civics)

Students read clues in chaces to figure out what type/branch of government the cache represents (Local, State, National and Legilsative, Executive, Judicial).  They write the correct cache number in the box on their answer sheet. Cache Clues Answer Sheet  Read More →

7 Apr
Figurative Language

Caches contain cards with examples of different types of figurative language.  Students read the example, decide which type of figurative language it represents.   They match the example to the definition on their page, and write their own example. Cache Cards Answer Sheet  Read More →

4 Apr
Puzzle Geocaching (Higher Level Thinking)

This activity was used with a gifted summer session.  The students were rising 2nd-4th graders.  The basic idea was that students moved in small groups through 8 different caches.  At each cache, they solved a puzzle that gave them one single digit number.  Once they had all 8  numbers, they went to a final cache.  This cache had two locks on it, each with 4 digits.  They used the 8 numbers they had discovered at the other caches to open the locks and get the “treasure.”  I used... » Read more