ROOOOOAAAAAARRRRRRRR!!!!! What is that??!!! Where am I? Last thing I remembered we were taking a test on patterns in math class. I must have fallen asleep or something because now I look around and I am surrounded by a jungle of tall trees and thick bushes. I get to my feet and I hear it again! ROOOOOAAAAAARRRRRRRR!!!!! It is getting closer! I don't think I am in math class anymore! I start running and I see an opening in the forest. I get to the clearing and see the most outrageous sight! In the field, there are several dinosaurs! How did I get here? There is no time to stop and think. I see a cave. I know that will be a great place to hide so I run to the cave as fast as I can! When I get to the cave, I see strange drawings on the wall. The drawings look so familiar. I got it! It is the patterns that we have learned in math class. May be that is how I get back home. I need to solve the puzzles on the wall! I better hurry before I am eaten as a T-Rex Snack!
This digital breakout is intended for reinforcing Additive and Multiplicative Patterns. This download contains all that is needed to perform an amazing digital breakout in your classroom!
In this Escape Room-like game, students will interact with a website to find clues and decode puzzles to unlock digital locks to BREAKOUT!
The TEKS seen in this breakout are:
6.6A 6.6B 6.6C and 6.4A
What is a Breakout?
A breakout is a scavenger hunt-like game where players use teamwork and critical thinking to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to open a locked box. Breakouts can be done hands-on with physical locked boxes or digitally using a Google Form. THIS BREAKOUT IS A DIGITAL ONLY BREAKOUT, NO BOXES OR LOCKS NEEDED!
Why Use Breakouts?
1. Breakouts shift the ownership of learning from the teacher to the student.
2. In addition to the content knowledge needed to succeed in a specific game, breakouts require critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication.
3. A breakout provides learners with many opportunities to fail and try again. Every unsuccessful attempt to open a lock forces students to reexamine their information and their thinking.
Why Use Digital Breakouts?
A digital breakout requires no preparation of materials, no time spent setting up, and no purchase of a Breakout EDU kit.
Included in this Breakout Download:
*Breakout website with links to all necessary text and media
*Breakout codes and explanations
*Student Sheet to Show Work
To use this resource you will need to:
1. Have access to electronic devices (desktops, laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, etc.) for students to use or allow students to use their own devices. The activity can be done using smartphones.
2. Have access to the internet.
3. Check to make sure that your school/district does not block out of domain sharing of Google Drive resources (Forms, Docs, Slides, etc.)
4. Check to make sure that your school/district does not block snotes.com
NUMBERS 3 and 4 ARE VERY IMPORTANT! CHECK BEFORE YOU BUY!
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