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This Escape the School breakout activity is perfect as a back-to-school or end-of-year activity or can be used ANY time you need a fantastic learning adventure for your students!
The back story of Escape the School has your kids trapped in school by a giant who thinks they are way too clever. They will be there forever...unless they can work in groups to solve a series of FUN comprehension and writing challenges and puzzles!
WHICH SKILLS ARE PRACTICED IN THIS ESCAPE ROOM?
☑ Close Reading
☑ Team Building
☑ Critical Thinking
☑ Reading Comprehension
☑ Figurative Language
☑ Creative Writing
☑ A math problem (Added so those who love numbers can excel with a challenge!)
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⭐If you would like the digital version of this resource, check it out here.
WHAT ARE WONDERFUL TEACHERS SAYING ABOUT ESCAPE THE SCHOOL?
❤️ "This activity was GREAT! My kiddos really loved it. My kids were engaged, able to work as a team, and able to practice some skills! I had so many parents approach me and email me to tell me how much their child LOVED this activity."
❤️ "Without exaggeration every single student in my class was engaged, working as part of a team, being creative, having fun, learning about figurative language, working with numbers. Wow. Just wow!"
❤️ "Absolutely wonderful! The instructions are SO easy to follow and my students really enjoyed this escape room!"
❤️ "My students LOVED this. We did this today as one of our end of school activities. They were all engaged (something very hard to accomplish in the last 3 days of school). At the end, many of them begged to do another one tomorrow!!!"
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS ESCAPE ROOM?
♦ At-a-glance instructions for easy setup.
♦ Escape the School video: optional introductory video to add atmosphere.
♦ A close reading bookmark that kids can still use after they finish the escape room.
♦ FOUR possible solutions, so if you have more than one class, you'll have no problem with kids telling others the answer. (We've even included a jigsaw option so that you can choose to have all of the kids work together to solve the puzzle at the end!)
♦ At-a-glance answers.
♦ Exit slips.
♦ Awards to celebrate a successful escape room adventure!
♦ A fun and optional PowerPoint slide "reveal" of the key.
*NOTE: This resource was updated on 7/20/18. Please redownload for the additional content. :)
WHAT DO I HAVE TO SUPPLY?
All that is needed is a color printer and a few envelopes or folders.
Unlike other breakout activities, you don't have to go out and buy expensive locks and boxes, because we've included everything you need to print and go!
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COMPLETE THIS ESCAPE ROOM?
Completing the entire escape room will probably take about 40-60 minutes, depending on how quickly the class is able to complete the activities.
Please Note: Students will not have to leave the room. This is NOT a scavenger hunt. It is also not completed in stations, so there is NO risk of students all bunching up at the same station.
* This escape room activity is perfect for kids in grades 5-8, but it is also appropriate for mid-late year 4th graders.
WHAT MAKES THIS ESCAPE ROOM SPECIAL?
Our ESCAPE ROOM activities are interactive and immersive. YOUR students are directly involved in the story. This is perfect to use for an observation, to set up for a substitute, to use as an end of the year activity, to use as a review, or to use on any day that you want to relax and watch your students have a blast AND learn together with a team!
☀️Additionally, every one of our ESCAPE ROOM activities includes different skills and solutions. There is no formula; therefore, there is no way for students to become bored.☀️
Have fun and be sure to come back for more ESCAPE ROOM challenges!
⭐ Why should kids have all the FUN? Take a look at ESCAPE THE SCHOOL: TEACHERS' EDITION!*** It's perfect for back to school morale building!
This awesome escape room resource is a collaboration between Pamela Kranz and Darlene Anne.