Geometry - shapes anchor chart for first grade. I completely borrowed this idea (as most) from another brilliant pinner and changed it slightly. Thank you, wonderful people, who share your success and help make it others'!
Genius Hour Brainstorm- making students think and write about their interests (cross curriculum applications). Then letting them do the assignment of their choice while other students get the extra practice.
This is a code breaking activity that I designed to introduce a lesson on buoyancy. The students then created tin foil boats to try and hold the greatest number of marbles. This code practices grid skills which are important for graphing.