This Algebra 1 End of Year Escape Room Activity is a fun and challenging way for students to review concepts taught throughout the year in Algebra 1. This particular activity includes 8 challenge puzzles, each revealing a 3-digit, 4-digit, 4-letter, or 5-letter code. Detailed directions on how to prep and assemble challenges are included. A student recording sheet for codes and suggested methods for checking codes is also included. A prize is recommended for students who successfully crack all the codes.
• Challenge A:
Multi-Step Equations (includes special solutions)
• Challenge B:
• Challenge C:
Writing Linear Equations Given a Point and Slope or Two Points (includes writing equations that are parallel or perpendicular to a given line)
• Challenge D:
Systems of Equations Applications
• Challenge E:
Graphing Systems of Inequalities
• Challenge F:
Laws of Exponents (includes negative exponents) and Polynomial Operations
• Challenge G:
Factoring Quadratic Trinomials (when a = 1 or when a > 1)
• Challenge H:
Solving Quadratic Equations (includes both rational and irrational solutions)
How long does this activity take?
The challenge puzzles are independent of each other so challenges can be removed to save time or differentiate. If using all eight challenges, plan to use several periods (3-4) or two blocks to complete this activity.
This resource is included in the following bundle(s):
Algebra 1 Curriculum
Algebra 1 Activities Bundle
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