Back to School DIGITAL ESCAPE ROOM - Figurative Language

Grade Levels
4th - 7th
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It is the start of the school year, and the everyone is excited. This READY TO GO Common Core aligned DIGITAL Escape Room will have students completing standards-aligned tasks and eager to collaborate. It will give you a solid idea of what your students know in figurative language and will have them starting the year in a fun way.

All you have to do is literally share the link with students, and they are all set! This is great for Distance Learning, Traditional School, and a Hybrid Set-Up. It is also great for ELA Test Prep.

This product includes:

  • 5 Tasks (with Answer Keys)
  • Task 1: Figurative Language Sort
  • Task 2: Figurative Language School Supplies
  • Task 3: Riddle Me This – Decoding Activity
  • Task 4: School buses on the GO Figurative Language
  • Task 5: Piece It Together – Puzzle Activity
  • Digital Version of Escape Room
  • Breakout Google Form
  • Printable Version of Escape Room
  • Direction Cards for each task
  • Student Sheet: Code Recorder
  • Breakout Signs
  • Teacher Directions
  • Tips for Implementation

There are many ways you can use this with students. It can be a fun small group competition, made into a blacklight activity with neon everywhere, or an individual activity for students to complete on their own. My students thoroughly enjoy these activities, and I certain yours will too! Escape Rooms are a sneaky way of getting in some extra content in a fun way - Take advantage! :)

*This product works best if students have Google Accounts because it's through Google Forms and Slides.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.


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