Women in History ESCAPE ROOM! Set #1 – Rosa Parks, Anne Frank and more

$6.75

Women in History ESCAPE ROOM! Learn about  Rosa Parks, Anne Frank and more!  Great for grades 4-8!

Description

The Women in History Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode facts about four inspirational women who changed the world. The women included in this resource are: Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth and Anne Frank. Students may have heard those names before, but do they understand the impact they made on the world today? This is the perfect resource to introduce Women’s History Month.

This Women in History Escape Room has students walking around the classroom reading about historical women and breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to save their history project! The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit lock combination based on the decoders/clues.

Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. 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 women in history. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity!

Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about women in history. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Playing spy themed music is highly recommended!
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.

You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation.

Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more!
In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end!

New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media 

An answer key and teacher directions are provided.
Time needed: 30-60 minutes

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