The 13 Colonies Digital Escape Room will take students on a secret mission through two 360° VIEW rooms! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the 13 Colonies. This activity can be used so many ways! Maybe you are introducing the Revolutionary War. Maybe you are introducing cash crops, indentured servants or plantations. Maybe you are doing an end of unit review on colonists, puritans and dissenters. This activity provides an overview of the New England, Middle and Southern Colonies.
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The Digital Escape Room includes 4 sets of activities:
Activity 1: Reading, Quiz, Cryptogram
Activity 2: Reading, Quiz, Maze
Activity 3: Reading, Quiz, Cipher
Activity 4: Reading, Quiz, Jigsaw
Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Thirteen Colonies. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code.
The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included.
This escape room ensures that students actually read the passages! They will then answer 3 questions about each of the 4 passages and then decode a puzzle.
It is recommended that students have a small scratch sheet of paper or a copy of the student reference sheet included in your download.
Students CAN NOT complete this activity without reading and answering the quiz questions correctly! There is also a “Read to Me” option which allows the students to hear the passage read to them. If they choose this option, be sure they have headphones.
All you have to do is share the link with your students!! It’s THAT easy!
Time needed: 30-60 minutes.
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