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If you are looking for the perfect way to end the school year with a rigorous yet engaging activity your students will be talking about for years to come, look no further than this End of Year Escape Room for ELA - Pop Culture Edition!
There is no wonder why escape rooms are so popular; they are highly engaging and encourage people to work together and think creatively in order to solve different puzzles... all while trying to beat the clock! This meticulously-crafted resource features all of the materials you need to conduct a full-length ELA Escape Room. Planning an escape room may seem like quite the daunting task, but this product provides everything from the basics and set-up instructions to signs and answer keys so that yours runs smoothly from start to finish. The activity involves movement, energy, creative thinking and most of all, collaboration. Your students will be having so much fun that they won’t even realize the higher order thinking skills they are applying in the playing of this game!
How does it work?
In order to graduate from your ELA class, your students must escape your classroom by solving 5 different Language Arts skills-based puzzles, discovering a hidden message, and finding clues along the way. Your students will appreciate how each puzzle incorporates pop culture and truly "speaks their language."
- Escape Room Basics
- Detailed Day-Of Instructions
- Escape Room Print Checklist
- Student Teams Chart
- Welcome Sign for Your Door
- Materials for 5 Tasks: task signs to be folded upright, task instructions (2 per page for easy printing), and necessary information to be kept at stations
- Student Answer Booklet
- Teacher Answer Keys
- Code Word Theme Open Response for homework or in-class writing activity
- Escape Room Reflection for homework or in-class writing activity
Although this escape room is ideal for the end of the school year, it can be used at any time throughout the year without modification.
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