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Theme/Central Message Literature Escape Room

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This NO PREP Theme/Central Message Literature Escape Room is just what you need to teach theme and central message in your classroom! In this packet, This Theme/Central Message Literature Escape Room comes in both color and black and white to save on ink!

This escape room covers the informational text standard: CCSS.ELA-Literature.RL.3.2
Determine the central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

Inside you will find 7 clues that each have their own small reading passage with 2 paired questions about finding the theme/central message. You will find the teacher directions and student directions! After students answer all questions, they color the escape room mystery picture!
At the end, students check their answers with the key and compare the answer key picture with their own drawing. The winner can then be determined!

I hope your students enjoy this escape room as much as my own students have! Please do not forget to leave feedback and earn TpT credits towards your future purchases.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.


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