Lord of the Flies 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.
A breakout box kit is not needed for this game.
Engage your students by having them play this digital escape room game after your study of Lord of the Flies. Students will work in small groups to solve puzzles in order to "escape the room." 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 break out, 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 40 minutes to play--you can adjust the time if needed.
Students will review/explore the following concepts:
Characters and quotations from the novel
Facts related to the novel
Students will determine whether 25 different statements are true or false on a bingo card with movable chips in order to find a secret code. These facts focus primarily on plot events and characters from the novel
Golding's use of symbolism
Students will put together a jigsaw puzzle to see a statement about the use of the scar as a symbol in the novel.
Also, students will decode an eye chart puzzle to see a statement about a character repesenting morality in the novel.
Vocabulary and conflict
Students will match vocabulary words and definitions in order to unscramble a question about a conflict in the novel. The vocabulary words are listed below:
Literary terms and examples including the following:
This escape room game incorporates a wide range of multimedia resources, including images, Google Docs, a Google Site, a Google Form, an interactive encrypted puzzle, a matching game, a bingo game, and a jigsaw puzzle.
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