The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game

The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game
The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game
The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game
The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game
The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game
The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game
The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game
The Great Gatsby - Prohibition-Era Songs Close Reading - Mini-Escape Game
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(1 MB|15 pages)
Product Description

This Mini-Escape Room is the perfect way to introduce your students to Prohibition in ELA or Social Studies. Students close read lyrics from four Prohibition-era songs, answer multiple-choice questions, and decode a secret quote. You can choose whether or not to hide clues in the room. It has been designed to take on-level 9th graders 30-45 minutes. This resource includes a Teacher’s Guide, extension activities, and an Answer Key. (grades 7-12)

Perfect for ELA or Social Studies. This resource is adapted from one of the tasks in my Roaring 20s Escape Room. If you're looking for a more in-depth introduction of the era, you may be interested in that one.

What You Get:

1. Song lyrics to four Prohibition-era songs

2. Multiple-choice question cards (demonstrating comprehension, analyzing literary devices, and making inferences)

3. Secret Quote

4. Writing extensions (either analytical or personal responses)

5. Student Answer Sheets

6. Teacher's Guide

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A Word About Timing:

This resource has wide appeal and placement in curricula, so it's up to you how long to spend on the activity. With 9th graders in a regular class, I'd plan on 30-45 minutes. You can abbreviate the amount of time needed if you allow students to pre-read the song lyrics as homework. As with any Escape Room activity, I recommend that you play through it on your own first before presenting it to your students.

About Your Resource:

Your download is a print-and-go PDF file. Feel free to email me at nouvelle.ela@gmail.com if you have any questions. :)

Since your students looove puzzles, take a look at my Team Trivia Bellringers!

If you're ready to make (and sell!) your own fabulous escape rooms, check out this Escape Room Template Kit. Happy creating!

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Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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