Oceans ESCAPE ROOM! Reading Comprehension - World Geography Activity

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  • Oceans ESCAPE ROOM! Reading Comprehension - World Geography Activity
  • Oceans ESCAPE ROOM! Reading Comprehension - World Geography Activity
  • Oceans ESCAPE ROOM! Reading Comprehension - World Geography Activity
  • Oceans ESCAPE ROOM! Reading Comprehension - World Geography Activity


The Oceans of the World Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom, reading comprehension passages, and answering questions! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about each of the 5 oceans, Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Antarctic. Perfect addition to your world geography lesson plans.

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The Oceans Escape Room is a great reading comprehension activity with a twist of fun that has students deciphering codes. The codes include ciphers, morse code, cryptograms, Polybius squares, and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues.

What’s Included?

✏️ 4 Reading Passages

✏️ 4 Puzzle Phrases to Decode

✏️ 4 Decoders

✏️ 4 Differentiated Decoders

✏️ 10 Multiple Choice Questions

✏️ Teacher Instructions

✏️ Answer Key

✏️ Hint Guides - How To Decode

✏️ Completion Signs

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Skills Used:

✔️ Reading Comprehension

✔️ Critical Thinking

✔️ Peer Collaboration

✔️ Problem Solving

To prevent students from simply decoding the puzzles, ALL questions need to be answered correctly in order to solve the final code. This ensures understanding!

Benefits of Use:

✏️ No Prep

✏️ Print and Go

✏️ Cross-Curricular

✏️ Highly Engaging

✏️ No Locks Needed

✏️ No silly envelopes to stuff

✏️ No fancy shapes to cut out

Give students a chance to decode puzzles, move around the room, and read passages, all while actively learning! Students will work in pairs (or individually) and race against the clock. A friendly competition always increases engagement. No prior knowledge is needed. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the topic.

Puzzle Types:

✔️ Cryptogram

✔️ Morse Code

✔️ PigPen Cipher

✔️ Polybius Square

Options for Use:

✏️ Anticipatory Sets

✏️ Unit Review

✏️ Early Finishers

✏️ Gallery Walk

✏️ Stations

✏️ Sub Plans

✏️ Rewards

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