Your students will love these daily challenge activities. You can post clues day-by-day, or use the entire passage at once.
1st GradeA1 - Flag Free
Read the daily clues about the American Flag and have kids guess the mystery object.A2 - Popcorn Free
Can your students figure out the mystery food with these clues?A3 - Vet Member
Who helps pets, farm, animals, and zoo animals? Students use the daily clues to solve the mystery.A4 - Raisin Member
It's a small food that you might find in your cereal. Will your students be able to figure out the answer?A5 - Barn Member
What type of building is a large, red house where animals live? Challenge your students to figure out the answer.A6 - Egg Member
I am white or brown on the outside. I am yellow and white on the inside. You can fry me, bake me, or boil me.A7 - Tree Member
I am used to make pencils and paper. Animals make their homes in me. I give shade on hot, summer days.
2nd GradeB1 - White House Free
Read the article or daily clues to see if your students can determine the mystery place.B2 - Watermelon Member
Learn about watermelons this week, with these challenge clues.B3 - Sand Member
Sand is the answer to this tricky challenge.B4 - Home Member
After reading these tricky clues, will students be able to guess the mystery place?B5 - Marshmallow Member
Did you know how the marshmallow got its name? I didn't before I read this.B6 - Ants Member
I am sometimes called a groundnut or a goober-pea. I am used to make medicine, soap, paint, and kitty litter.B7 - Skunk Member
I am a black and white animal that can be found in North America. I am the size of a house cat. Don't make me mad or I'll let out a terrible odor.
3rd GradeC1 - Pizza Member
Students try to determine the mystery food by reading the daily clues.C2 - Aardvark Member
What unusual African animal could these clues be describing?C3 - Spiders Member
Living creatures with 8 eyes? What could these clues be describing?C4 - Peanut Member
I am sometimes called a groundnut or a goober-pea. I am used to make medicine, soap, paint, and kitty litter.C5 - Penguin Member
We are birds, but we don't fly. Most birds are afraid of people, but we are not. We all live in the Southern Hemisphere.C6 - Chocolate Member
I am made from a bean. Long ago I was used to make a bitter drink. Today I am found in candy, cake, and even ice cream.C7 - Goat Member
I was one of the first animals to be tamed by humans. I am smart and curious, which explains why I often escape from my pen.C8 - Polar Bear Member
I am an animal with black skin and a black tongue. I mostly eat seals, but I can even eat some types of whales. My fur is white and I live in Alaska, Greenland, and Canada.
4th GradeD1 - Bats Member
Students read the daily clues to guess the mystery animals.D2 - Cell Member
In this tricky challenge activity, students will learn many new facts abut cells.D3 - Owls Member
What flat-faced animal lives in trees and on the edges of cliffs?D4 - Jefferson Member
Which man was the third president of the USA and writer of the Declaration of Independence?D5 - California Member
In the 1850s, I became a state. Many people looked for gold here, which is why it is known as the "Golden State."D6 - Tarantula Member
Some people think I'm scary. Others think I make a great pet. People in Cambodia think I make a tasty snack.D7 - Octopus Member
Scientists say that I am one of the smartest invertebrates. If you put me in a tank, I may be able to figure out how to escape.
5th GradeE1 - George Washington Carver Member
What famous black agriculturalist was known as the 'Plant Doctor' and discovered 300 ways to use peanuts?E2 - Plaque Member
People have been trying to get rid of me for a hundreds of years. They once used crushed bone and oyster shells to do away with me.E3 - Antarctica Member
I am a place. It's summer here from November through February. In the winter it's dark all the time. In December and January it can be light for up to 20 hours a day.E4 - William Seward Member
I served as Secretary of State under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson. I am most famous for purchasing Alaska for the United States.E5 - Paul Revere Member
I worked as a goldsmith and silversmith. Perhaps I could be called The Marvelous Messenger because I warned American colonists that British troops were planning to arrest them.
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Blank template for writing your own ' What am I?' challenges.Blank - 'What Are We?' Member
Blank template for writing your own 'What are we?' challenges.Blank - 'Who Am I?' Member
Blank template for writing your own 'Who am I?' challenges.Blank - 'Who Are We?' Member
Blank template for writing your own 'Who are we?' challenges.
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