Family Literacy Night Activities - Escape Room DINOSAUR THEMED EDITABLE

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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!

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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 60 minutes to set up depending on the amount of students participating. I enlist volunteers to help put it all together. 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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30 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.
Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends.
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.


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