Hawaii is an absolutely magical place! You can hike, surf, shop and go to a luau! But today, your last day of vacation, proved to be a bit mysterious! You went for a hike to discover a hidden waterfall. You and your family found the waterfall, but on your hike back to the resort, you lost your way! You and your family are literally walking in circles and can't seem to find your way out of the dense vegetation. Your plane leaves in two hours! You have to move quick or you will miss your flight and be stuck on the island! You come across a "in case of emergency" box and you think, well this is an emergency! The box is locked with 5 locks! You must work fast to unlock the locks in order to escape the island! Hurry! Use your math skills to unlock the locks!
This digital breakout is intended for reinforcing Place Value, Ordering Decimals, Rounding Decimals and Adding and Subtracting Decimals. This download contains all that is needed to perform an amazing digital breakout in your classroom!
In this Escape Room-like game, students will interact with a website to find clues and decode puzzles to unlock digital locks to BREAKOUT!
The TEKS seen in this breakout are:
5.2A 5.2B 5.2C 5.3K (Decimals only)
Breakout includes decimals to the thousandths and whole numbers.
What is a Breakout?
A breakout is a scavenger hunt-like game where players use teamwork and critical thinking to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to open a locked box. Breakouts can be done hands-on with physical locked boxes or digitally using a Google Form. THIS BREAKOUT IS A DIGITAL ONLY BREAKOUT, NO BOXES OR LOCKS NEEDED!
Why Use Breakouts?
1. Breakouts shift the ownership of learning from the teacher to the student.
2. In addition to the content knowledge needed to succeed in a specific game, breakouts require critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication.
3. A breakout provides learners with many opportunities to fail and try again. Every unsuccessful attempt to open a lock forces students to reexamine their information and their thinking.
Why Use Digital Breakouts?
A digital breakout requires no preparation of materials, no time spent setting up, and no purchase of a Breakout EDU kit.
Included in this Breakout Download:
*Breakout website with links to all necessary text and media
*Breakout codes and explanations
*Student Sheet to Show Work
To use this resource you will need to:
1. Have access to electronic devices (desktops, laptops, Chromebooks, etc.) for students to use or allow students to use their own devices. (there have been reported issues while using Ipads with draggable pieces so please keep that in mind while buying)
2. Have access to the internet.
3. Have a Google Drive and Login for the Google Drive-
4. Check to make sure that your school/district does not block out of domain sharing of Google Drive resources (Forms, Docs, Slides, etc.)
NUMBER 3 and 4 ARE VERY IMPORTANT! CHECK BEFORE YOU BUY!
To test your school's security settings:
1. Share this "testing site" with your students. If they can see the testing site, then out of domain settings are allowed. Here is the Site: TESTING SITE
2. On the testing site there is a word that is hyperlinked. Students will click on the hyperlinked word and if they are allowed to make a copy of the resource that is embedded, out of domain sharing is allowed.
If both 1 and 2 work, then all of my breakouts will work in your classroom!
Please see the preview file for additional information.
Looking for more Math Lessons and Activities? Check out these!
Multiply and Divide Integers Google Classroom Activity TEKS 6.3C 6.3D
Stuck in the 80s Digital Breakout Adding Subtracting Multiplying Divide Integers
Adding and Subtracting Integers Google Classroom TEKS 6.2A 6.2B 6.3C 6.3D
Adding and Subtracting Integers Musical Mix-Up TEKS 6.3C 6.3D
Entire Learning Cycle on Math Properties of Operations TEKS 6.7D Inc. Technology
Prime Factorization Predicament Classroom Escape Room Challenge TEKS 6.7A
Exponent Task Cards QR Codes & Augmented Reality Reinforces Order of Operations
Exploring Multiplying by a Fraction TEKS 6.3B Comparing Factors to the Products
Lost in Space Digital Breakout Multiply and Divide Rational Numbers TEKS 6.3E D
Lucky Ratios- A Hands-On Introduction to Ratios TEKS 6.4B 6.4E RATIOS ONLY
Powerful Pancake Proportions TEKS 6.5A 6.6A
Would You Rather? - An Intro to Unit Rates TEKS 6.4D 6.5A
Prime Factorization Bingo TWO GAMES! TEKS 6.7A
World Record Converting Measurements Using Proportions and Unit Rates TEKS 6.4H
How about 5th grade activities?
Rounding Comparing and Expanded Notation of Decimals Google Classroom
Problem Solving with Coordinate Grids Google Classroom Activity 5.8A 5.8B 5.8C
Area and Perimeter Problem Solving Google Classroom Activity TEKS 5.4H
Writing Equations Using Variable or Letter for the Unknown Google Classroom 5.4B
Dividing Unit Fractions and Wholes Google Classroom Activity TEKS 5.3J 5.3L
Adding and Subtracting Fractions Unlike Denominators Google Classroom Activity
Shape Sorting Hierarchy Interactive Google Classroom Activity TEKS 5.5A
Multiply a Whole and a Fraction Interactive Google Classroom Activity TEKS 5.3I
Volume of Rectangular Prisms Google Classroom Activity TEKS 5.6A 5.6B 5.4H
Prime and Composite Numbers Google Classroom Interactive Activity TEKS 5.4A
Additive and Multiplicative Patterns Google Classroom Activity TEKS 5.4C 5.4D
Order of Operations NO EXPONENTS Google Classroom TEKS 5.4E and 5.4F
Financial Literacy TEKS 5.10A 5.10B 5.10E 5.10F Google Classroom Activity
Problem Solving with Graphs and Data TEKS 5.9A 5.9B 5.9C Google Classroom
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