The Monkey's Paw Digital Escape Room | W. W. Jacobs | Reading Comprehension Game

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Chomping at the Lit
Grade Levels
7th - 11th, Homeschool
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15 pages
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Your students are going to love deciphering and solving puzzles in this 360° digital escape room. This activity is designed to work for a laptop, tablet, or smart phone. Students will solve a series of clues based on the story “The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs in order to crack the master lock and escape the room. This game entails reading comprehension skills, finding textual evidence, and making inferences!

Included in this download are teacher instructions, student instructions (digital), the master lock graphic organizer, answer keys, and a reflection sheet (optional).

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Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.


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