Pi Day Reading Comprehension and Puzzle Escape Room
The Pi Day (3.14) Reading Comprehension and Puzzle Escape Room gives students a chance to decode puzzles and read passages, all while actively learning! This reading and puzzle activity covers the following topics: Pi Day, March 14, 3.14, Larry Shaw, Archimedes, Einstein, celebrations.
Students will practice reading comprehension and critical thinking skills as they rotate around the room solving puzzles and visiting 6 reading/puzzle stations. Great addition to math and science classrooms looking to celebrate Pi Day and its history.
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
More about the Pi Day Reading Comprehension and Puzzle Escape Room!
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!
✔️ 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
✏️ Highly Engaging
✏️ No Locks Needed
✏️ No silly envelopes to stuff
✏️ No fancy shapes to cut out
Options for Use:
✏️ Anticipatory Sets
✏️ Unit Review
✏️ Early Finishers
✏️ Gallery Walk
✏️ Sub Plans
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