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Engage families in a fun Literacy Night or use for a single classroom to reinforce sight words, blends, and problem solving skills. Student solve 3 clues to help a paleontologist find a missing baby dinosaur. They will have to open a box with surprises to escape their room! *NO locks, or fancy boxes needed!
What is in this download?
An Editable PowerPoint is included to personalize and to adapt to any grade. The artwork is copyright protected. Only words can be edited to personalize your student's experience.
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Table of Contents
Pg. 3 Directions (with background music link)
Pg. 4 Materials Needed
Pg. 5 Set Up Checklist
Pg. 6 TRAPPED LETTER (Use with CLUE 1)
Pg. 7 – 12 CLUE 1 (Two sets of sight words with beginning blends so you can differentiate, if needed)
Pg. 13 CLUE 2 Mystery Sight Word Decoder
Pg. 14 CLUE 3 Riddle
Pg. 15-18 Dinosaur Clue Posters Large (place under chairs)
Pg. 19 SMALL Dinosaur Clues (to use for LARGE groups of participants)
Pg. 20 Missing Poster (Baby Ankylosaurus, for Display Only)
Pg. 21 Missing Poster (blank to add your own image)
Pg. 22 Baby Ankylosaurus (FOUND poster to put in box)
Pg. 23 Secret Whisper Collector Poster (place on exit door)
Pg. 24 – 26 Top Secret Covers to put on Folders (optional)
Pg. 27 Help Cards (one per person)
Pg. 28 Homework Passes (for prizes in the box)
Pg. 29 Certificates (optional)
Pg. 30 Mystery Decoder Answer Key
Pg. 31-33 Literacy Night Invite and Reminders
Pg. 34-38 PHOTOS of Suggested Set Up
Pg. 39 CLASSROOM Directions
Pg. 40 Credits
It takes about 45 minutes to set up depending on the amount of students participating. It lasts about 20-30 min. to solve all the clues.
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NOTE: If you are purchasing for a whole school, please remember to buy a lower priced license for each classroom participating. The price is per classroom.
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