This resource starts with an editable Escape Room for ELA that you can use as a review game for any novel or text. You also get a full introduction to Escape Rooms and Breakout Boxes, puzzle ideas and resources, templates for tools and clue cards, and tons of examples for a variety of content areas. This allows you to create more games for more units, and still keep your students surprised.
You do not need additional technology, locks, or boxes to complete this game. This resource is editable in Microsoft PowerPoint and includes a full tutorial of how to use this software to edit your room. This purchase includes a license for personal use only.
If you’d like to sell games using these templates, please purchase the entire Escape Room Template Kit. If you have already purchased that resource, you already have access to all of these materials. 🙂
If you’ve always wanted to try designing a room, this kit is for you! It will break down the process and the templates will save you hours of work. This resource is editable in Microsoft PowerPoint (R) and includes a clear and easy-to-follow tutorial for this program.
1. Introduction to Escape Rooms
-Basic game play and game design
-Examples from real rooms
-Tips and ideas for assessment and grading
-Puzzles and tasks that can be used for any content area
-Brainstorming worksheets and planning checklists
2. Starter Escape Room for ELA
This is the skeleton of a room that can be used with any novel, play, or short story – simply edit with your content!
-Review activities for plot, characters, theme, and a close reading passage
-Includes tips for where and how to hide codes
-A great “first room” for novice creators
This document includes descriptions and templates for additional tools and puzzles you’ll use to make your escape room AMAZING.
-Answer Sheets and design tips
-Station Cards and Task Instructions
4. How to Edit this Resource in PowerPoint
If you’re a PPT newbie, this guide is for you! You’ll get clear directions for using PPT for page design, and tips for basic photo editing using this software. This guide includes some advanced time-saving tips, too, so even veteran creators may learn a trick or two! 😉
Download the preview for more information! You can also check out the video preview on YouTube. This resource includes everything from the original Template Kit except for an editable Starter Room and a license for commercial use. 🙂
Your download is a .zip file containing the resources described above. You can edit this kit using Microsoft PowerPoint or a clone (OpenOffice, etc.). Instructions for personal and commercial use and copyright information are included in this resource. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. 🙂
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The Lord of the Flies Review Escape Room
Escape Room Bundle
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If you have any questions, I’d love to hear from you!
-Danielle @ Nouvelle ELA