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Escape Room and Breakout Box Template Kit (Commercial Use)

Nouvelle ELA
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This template kit will help you create stellar Escape Rooms for any content area. You get a detailed introduction to Escape Rooms and Breakout Boxes (collaborative puzzle games), brainstorming pages for your room, ideas for puzzles and challenges, 40+ pages of templates, and a full "starter room" that you can edit with your own content.

If you've always wanted to try designing a room, this kit is for you! It will break down the process and the templates will save you hours of work. This resource is editable in Microsoft PowerPoint (R) and includes a clear and easy-to-follow tutorial for this program.

This resource is for commercial use. If you don't intend to sell your games on TpT or another platform, here's how you can get all of the same materials for your specific content area. Each kit includes an editable Escape Room to get you started:

ELA Escape Room Template Kit

Social Studies Escape Room Template Kit

Science Escape Room Template Kit

Math Escape Room Template Kit

What You Get:

1. Introduction to Escape Rooms

-Basic game play and game design

-Examples from real rooms

-Tips and ideas for assessment and grading

-Puzzles and tasks that can be used for any content area

-Brainstorming worksheets and planning checklists

2A. Starter Escape Room for ELA

This is the skeleton of a room that can be used with any novel, play, or short story - simply edit with your content!

-Review activities for plot, characters, theme, and a close reading passage

-Includes tips for where and how to hide codes

-A great "first room" for novice creators

2B. Starter Escape Room for Social Studies

Use this game to introduce or review any era! Simply drop in your content and play.

-Activities for background, famous figures, and a close reading passage

-Includes an encrypted message with opportunities for a writing extension

2C. Math Starter Escape Room

Use this game to review any math concept! Simply drop in your content and play.

-Activities for application, comparison, integration, and analysis.

-Includes an encrypted message with opportunities for a writing extension

2D. Science Starter Escape Room

Use this game to review any science concept! Simply drop in your content and play.

-Activities for application, comparison, integration, and analysis.

-Includes an encrypted message with opportunities for a writing extension

3. Templates

This document includes descriptions and templates for additional tools and puzzles you'll use to make your escape room AMAZING.

-Answer Sheets and design tips

-Station Cards and Task Instructions

-Clue Cards

-Cipher Wheels



-Jigsaw Puzzles

-Word Mazes

-"Oops!" Cards

-Mat Puzzle

4. How to Edit this Resource in PowerPoint

If you're a PPT newbie, this guide is for you! You'll get clear directions for using PPT for page design, and tips for basic photo editing using this software. This guide includes some advanced time-saving tips, too, so even veteran creators may learn a trick or two! ;)

Download the preview for more information! You can also check out the video preview on YouTube. :)

About Your Resource:

Your download is a .zip file containing the resources described above. You can edit this kit using Microsoft PowerPoint or a clone (OpenOffice, etc.). Instructions for personal and commercial use and copyright information are included in this resource. Feel free to email me at nouvelle.ela@gmail.com if you have any questions. :)

Are you looking for ready-made Escape Rooms? Try these:

Back to School Escape Room (editable in .ppt)

Introduction to Shakespeare's London

Romeo and Juliet Escape Room Review Activity

A Midsummer Night's Dream Escape Room Review Activity

Intro the The Odyssey Escape Room and Digital Breakout

The Lord of the Flies Review Escape Room

Escape Room Bundle

Since your students looove puzzles, check out my Team Trivia Bellringers!

Need help getting started with your kit? Want to share success stories? Join us on Facebook to discuss Escape Rooms in ELA. We're waiting for you. ;)

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