Students will practice teamwork skills while solving clues to help reinforce multiplication, arrays, problem solving and number patterns.
Want to make a HUGE impact this 100th Day School Day? Use these step-by-step instructions to guarantee student engagement while they learn about how to work as a team to solve a mystery, engage in 100th Day themed activities and ESCAPE THE CLASSROOM! With a little prep, your students will work as a team to break into a box, which breaks them out of the classroom as they beat the clock to solve a missing dog mystery!
*Designed for UPPER ELEMENTARY 3-5 (multiplication, arrays)
What's inside this download?
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Table of Contents
Pg. 3 Directions (with video link)
Pg. 4 Materials Needed to Set Up
Pg. 5 Checklist for Set Up
Pg. 6 (Motivational Paragraph, and put class in two groups)
Pg. 7 Clue 1 (Read after pg.6 and the video)
Pg. 8 Mystery Picture 100 Chart (multiplication)
Pg. 9 Folder Labels for Team 1 (Orange Tigers) for Team 2 (Silver Gorillas), Clue 1
Pg. 10 CLUE 2 (Arrays)
Pg. 11 Make Arrays for the Math Problems (using paint or ink dots)
Pg. 12 Labels for Arrays folder
Pg. 13 CLUE 3
Pg. 14 Photos of 100 CUPS Pyramid Stacking (see alternative for this activity pg. 25)
Pg. 15 Labels for Clue 3
Pg. 16 Help Button Cards
Pg. 17 Homework Passes (optional prize)
Pg. 18 Book Markers (optional prize)
Pg. 19 Letter From Spot (Optional for Box)
Pg. 20 Certificate for Completion
Pg. 21-22 Pictures of Set Up
Pg. 23-24 Answer Keys
Pg. 25 Clue 3 OPTIONAL Switch (use cubes or Legos instead of cups)
Pg. 26-30 Signs for Photo Booth FUN
Pg. 31-32 KEYS (paper, but you can easily change them for real keys)
Pg. 33-34 Credits
Check out the Preview and Video Hook
There is a PDF file with step-by-step instructions, a link to incorporate a YouTube Video to HOOK your students into accepting a mission to help find SPOT the missing crime fighting dog! The mystery can only be solved by working through mystery 100th Day Themed Challenges and using teamwork. Opening the box, (no locks needed) leads them to escaping the classroom to enjoy recess, a 100th Day party or a library break outside of the classroom. Ideas are included.
This escape room is NOT EDITABLE.
Made with 3-5 Grade students in mind!
100th Day Primary (K-2) Escape Room can be found HERE
There are 3 Tasks for the students to solve before they can break free. About 45 min. to prep and plan about 45 minutes to solve all the mystery clues.
MATERIALS YOU NEED TO ADD: a box , some surprise to put in the box (homework passes and bookmarks are provided), pencils with erasers, 4 large file folders (or regular folders), paint or ink pads to dab dots with pencil erasers making arrays with paint dots , 200 Cups to build a pyramid or use the option to switch to cubes instead of cups, if you don't have cups.
(Any box will do... no need for locks unless you want them!)
Check out the PREVIEW!
Students will learn:
⏳ Teamwork Skills
⏳ Counting in groups of 10 to 100, counting to 100, identifying 100
⏳ Problem Solving Skills
⏳ Following Directions
⭐This is a great Holiday ACTIVITY!⭐
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