Engage your 8th and 9th-grade students who are reading below age level with this reading intervention middle school escape room! Try this first chapter as a demo for the entire 10-game series. This series is targeted towards 8th & 9th-grade students who read at a 4th & 5th-grade level.
⭐ Making inferences
⭐ Prioritizing information
⭐ Engage in critical thinking & collaboration
This chapter follows Andie, a teen from the town of Burnbridge, who follows clues to find her missing best friend. Students solve the light-hearted mystery by solving puzzles and riddles. This level is intentionally easy and upbeat. The main plot of the game starts in chapter 2.
About this middle-grade reading intervention escape room:
⭐ Nonfiction & creative readings, vocab, & research activities at target grade-level
⭐ Perfect for students reading at a 4th-5th grade reading level
⭐ Aligned with Common Core Standards
⭐ No-prep for you
⭐ Approximately 45-60 minutes of engaged learning for them
⭐ Add accompanying assignments to last several days
⭐ Can be completed independently or with a partner
⭐ Acts as a ‘bridge’ to on-level assignments
A Closer Look
Here’s a walkthrough for game #1 that will show you exactly how engaged your students will be!
What teachers like you are saying about Burnbridge reading intervention escape room:
Your Burnbridge reading intervention digital escape room includes:
A link and password to a web-based interactive adventure game
A full Teacher’s Guide
✅ An intro to the escape room interface
✅ A step-by-step guide to solving the puzzles
✅ A complete Answer Key
✅ A one-page “Quick Reference Sheet” to print for Game Day
Thematic extension activities – written at a 9th-grade level
Optional (and editable!) Written Extension activities
✅ Creative AND analysis writing prompts each with a rubric
✅ Game reflection
Your students will love this escape room so much, they’ll want to play the whole Burnbridge Breakout series.