posted Apr 13, 2017, 6:19 PM by Daron Martin
updated Apr 28, 2017, 6:20 AM
Your goal for this project is to create an Escape Room that will help you and your peers reviews for your End of Course tests.
- Your room must have a theme and a coherent narrative.
- Your room must last 10-15 minutes long.
- You can choose one subject or use a mix of subjects.
- You must address at least five standards.
- No more than five people in one group.
- You will create groups based on your language arts class.
- Brainstorming: five ideas and two themes. This is classwork grade in LA due on Friday, April 14
- Justification of standards: You need to explain, in detail, how your project addresses your five standards. It will replace classwork grade in subject area of group focus.
- Paper playable version as tech grade
- Final room grade as quiz grade in science and LA based on scoring matrix from rubric
- 14b: compare and contrast Arrhenius, Bronsted-Lowry acids/bases
- 9e: solve different types of stoichiometry problems specifically relating mole to mole, mass to moles, and mass to mass
- 14a2 - construct a solubility curve to explain the relationship
between solubility and temperature
- prepare and properly label solutions
of specified molar concentration
- 14b3- identify the reactants and products in an acid-base
- LA Standards:
- Create a Theme
- Outline a narrative (story) based on your theme. Remember the Plot Triangle: Exposition, Inciting Incident, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution (Denoument).
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Each team can choose one subject or a mix but must make a 10-15 minute themed room that can have puzzles of varying degrees of difficulty
Go on the field trip!
- Report to Roster academies at the Bell and check in with academy teacher
- Students will attend the Junior Capstone presentations in the Commons
- Students should write a brief reflection on the 3 Keys experience to share with their project room.
- Students pick their groups and come up with two theme ideas and five puzzle ideas
- Submit the google form here
- Start deciding on and creating the justification for the standards that you will put into your escape room.
- Get in groups of 4-5 based on the period that you have Mr. Proffitt
- Each group should decide on a theme and five puzzle ideas. (These should be placed on your google site/doc)
- Build a project site or google doc and submit in the link above (in bold)
- Create a storyline for your room. What are they trying to accomplish? What challenges will they have to face? Make sure that this lines up with the Language arts standards
- Escape room, room selection
- Deliverables: All deliverables should be placed on the google site/doc
- Standard Selection and Justification
- How to get credit
- list the standards (remember you must use five)---justify each standard chosen
- why YOUR GROUP choose that standard
- detailed description of how in will be incorporated into your room---if chem list the problem you will use
- Type out and finish the narrative for your escape room
- What is the complete story line from start to finish?
- What are the players trying to accomplishing at the end?
- How do the puzzles help players advance?
- List 10 items you need to acquire/purchase to begin building your room
- Some things to consider: Use props, music, food, etc to develop your theme and enhance your game.
- Weekend goals: Each group should have a playable paper version by next Wednesday. How will your group accomplish that?
- Start out the time with Freshmen Mentors
- Students should them make sure that the standard justifications have been completed on the site. (This is the last day to get a classwork/homework replaced!!!)
- Paper play version
- have the puzzles that you plan to implement done on paper for others in your room to play.
- If your puzzle involves building something describe it on paper so that students can think through the process
- Theme and narrative should be easy to recognize and follow by the descriptions you have typed/written out on paper
- These puzzles will be played and assessed in academy time ON FRIDAY!
- Students should submit the link to their project sites/google doc here.
- Students will spend the first half creating/finishing their puzzles for the paper play
- How to create the paper game
- Have written out all of the questions, and puzzles that will be used in your room
- ex. 1 if you have a puzzles that requires you to open the box, write out the problem and set it on top of another sheet of paper that contains the clue/item that will advance the player to the next puzzle.
- ex. 2 if the puzzle gives you a problem that will give a number to a lock write out the question and draw a lock and describe how it will be opened
- The second half you will go through and play the games. Remember to keep in mind the standard and note if they are being addressed. Take notes for a class debrief at the end of the game play time.
- On your team site/google doc you have a timeline and list of material that need to be brought in to build the room next week.
- please make sure the following categories have been addressed.
| Items to that we already have:|| |
| Items that need to be acquired:|| |
| Items that need to be built:|| |
|Which group member is responsible for EACH item:|| |
- Finally Students should have a plan for how to get their room completed by next Friday
- Play rooms!
- You will have 15 minutes to set up your room, 15 minutes for playing, and 15 minutes for takedown.