The Cask of Amontillado Digital Lock Box Escape Room Game
⚠️You must have cell phones, tablets, or laptops to play this game. Students should work together in small groups. This game requires students to access Google apps with a Google sign-in.
Prior to purchase of this game, please make sure your school district does not block the following apps/websites: Google Apps
(Sites, Forms, Docs); Mystery Piano
by Boon Jin; Match the Memory;
A breakout box kit is not needed for this game.
Engage your students by having them play this digital escape room game AFTER
reading "The Cask of Amontillado." This is a great review! Students will work in small groups to solve puzzles. This is a no prep activity--all you need to do is share a link to the game! You can share the link by posting it in your online classroom, by projecting it from your laptop, by writing it on the board, or by printing it out for students. Easy!
The game includes a self-checking Google Form, so you can step back and let students pace themselves. Once students escape, they will get a congratulations message they can show to you to let you know they've finished. For differentiation purposes, I've included a teacher guide with visuals and hints to help you coach struggling students.
This game should take average high school students about 30-40 minutes to play--you can adjust the time if needed. Students will review basic information about the plot and other literary aspects of the short story. They'll also review vocabulary words from the story.
This escape room game incorporates a wide range of multimedia resources, including images, Google Docs, a Google Site, a Google Form, and two interactive encrypted puzzles. I've incorporated text messages, a mystery piano, and emojis as well to really grab the attention of some of the more reluctant learners.
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