The Cell Cycle Reading and Puzzle Escape gives students a chance to decode puzzles and read passages, all while actively learning! This reading and puzzle activity covers the following topics: cells, cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis, chromosomes, 4 phases. Students will practice reading comprehension and critical thinking skills as they rotate around the room solving puzzles.
Students will work in pairs (or individually) and race to complete 6 puzzles. A friendly competition always increases engagement. Students will use reading comprehension skills to complete the 6 short passages, 12 multiple choice questions and 6 puzzle phrases.
You do NOT need a lock! You do NOT need fancy envelopes! You do NOT have to cut out puzzle pieces! This product is meant to make your life easy! This is a escape room style activity!
This activity can be used for individual work, partner activities, anticipatory sets, unit review, sub plans, extension activities, early-finishers, gallery walk, stations, or just for fun the day before break. No prior knowledge is needed.
- 6 Half page reading passages
- 6 Puzzle decoders and puzzle phrases
- 12 Multiple choice questions
- Teacher directions
- Answer key
- Student directions
- Hint cards
If you are familiar with Think Tank Escape Rooms, you’ll love these! Many teachers have requested new escape rooms but with a different set of puzzles. I’m excited to announce that your wish has been granted!
- New leveled reading passages (same relevant information)
- 4 of 6 NEW puzzles and decoders!
- Less paper and ink!
- Text Message
In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, these escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end!
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