Make state testing prep and practicing test-taking strategies exciting and engaging with a zombie-themed escape room! This resource includes both a PRINTABLE and DIGITAL version of the escape room. The best part? It’s is more than just fun, it actually involves practicing standardized testing strategies as well! You can use this in person or for distance learning with your virtual students.
The Premise: Testing prep has made students and teachers turn into stressed-out zombies. Students will complete four challenges to get the necessary ingredients for the antidote created by Dr. Lotsabrains before time runs out and the testing zombie epidemic becomes permanent.
Puzzles for universal test-taking strategies (finding key words/phrases, crossing off answers you know are wrong, perseverance, and checking your answers)
Passage on the importance of reading everything with multiple choice questions
Cipher code secret message
Positive attitude vs. negative attitude thought sort
What do you need for a digital escape room?
This digital escape room is hosted on Google Sites (TM). Students do NOT need to have any accounts and do not need to log into anything. You just need internet access and laptops or tablets (it is not mobile-friendly). This escape room can be done individually, in pairs or small groups, or you can do it with a whole class by screen sharing or putting on a smartboard.
You do need to make sure your school’s network firewall doesn’t block Google Sites. Click here for a test site. Open that link while on a student device or connected to your school’s network to make sure it works.
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