Easy Ways to Use Escape Rooms for Test Review

Easy Ways to Use Escape Rooms for Test Review

As we all know, test prep can be so boring. We need to review the skills learned all year, so students can show what they know on the big test! Escape rooms are one of the best ways to keep students engaged, focused, and having fun while putting in the work.

Escape Room Templates

My top choice for test prep is Escape Room Templates. Why? Because you can add ANY content!

You are not tied to questions that don't necessarily apply to your students' review. Instead, YOU get to choose what your students review with classroom escape room templates.

Add Your Own Questions & Answers

With escape room templates, everything in the escape room is already linked up for you. All you have to do is add your own questions and answer choices to the template. That means you can review the following topics:

  • Math Problems
  • Grammar
  • Editing and Revising
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Figurative Language
  • Context Clues
  • ANYTHING you are tested on!

Not only can you use the template to review anything, but it is also easy to customize to grade level or differentiation needs. You can have different groups working on their own escape room. The difficulty level is up to you!

Escape Room Template Bundle

Make review more fun with this engaging Spring Escape Room Template! This is a bundle of escape room templates! These themed escape rooms are the perfect activities for reading, ELA, math, science, or social studies test prep for your classroom. There is currently the END OF THE YEAR, BACK TO SCHOOL, OUTER SPACE, FALL, WINTER, VALENTINE'S DAY, and SPRING. All templates have unique themes and new puzzles.

Themed Escape Rooms

Each template in the Escape Room Template Bundle has a theme. This helps with student engagement and keeps things fresh! For test review season, the Spring Escape Room Template or the End of the Year Escape Room Template would be perfect. You could even use both!

Each themed template comes with a unique set of decoders for students to solve when moving on to the next station. For example, use the Spring Template for math review and the End of the Year Template for science review to keep students on their toes with a new series of puzzles to solve!

If you aren't sure where to start, or this is your first escape room, this post goes into a lot more detail on the ins and outs of Escape Room Templates and how to set them up!

Free Emoji Escape Room Template

If escape room templates are something you want to try with your class, grab the Emoji Escape Room Template for free below. Add ANY content for your students to review in an engaging way!

Reading Escape Rooms

Reading Escape Rooms are just what you need if you are reviewing for an extensive reading test! Each escape room is skill-specific and has minimal prep! Practice all 4 critical reading skills in an escape room activity.

  • Main Idea & Details
  • Cause & Effect
  • Making Inferences
  • Theme

These escape rooms have 16 ready-to-use short passages with questions and answer choices. They are completely ready to go!

Check out this detailed post for more information on setting up the reading escape rooms and more ways to use them.

2nd & 3rd Grade Reading Escape Rooms

2nd & 3rd Grade Reading Escape Room Bundle

This is a bundle of reading escape rooms! There is a Main Idea & Details, Cause & Effect, Making Inferences, and Theme escape room in this bundle! These escape rooms have 16 ready-to-use short passages with questions and answer choices. They are completely ready to go!!

4th & 5th Grade Reading Escape Rooms

4th & 5th Grade Reading Escape Room Bundle

This is a bundle of reading escape rooms! There is a Main Idea & Details, Cause & Effect, Making Inferences, and Theme escape room in this bundle! These escape rooms have 16 ready-to-use short passages with questions and answer choices. They are completely ready to go!!

Problem & Solution Reading Escape Room Freebie

Ready to try a Reading Escape Room for yourself? Grab the Escape the Island Problem and Solution Reading Escape Room below! This fun island-themed escape room has 12 passages and questions to engage your students in a new and exciting way. You get both the printable and digital escape room.

Printable & Digital

The escape rooms have both a printable and a digital version, so your review can look however you want! Print out the escape room and use it as a task card activity around the room or outside to get kids moving. Assign it digitally as an online escape room for students to complete using your virtual learning platform.

Different Ways to Use

Prepping for end of year assessments looks different for all of us. You may review key concepts in small groups, large groups, intervention time, whole group, or even in centers. Whatever test review looks like for you, escape rooms are the perfect engagement tool. They can be done independently, in partnership, or as a small group!

Escape rooms are a great way for students to have so much fun while using their critical thinking skills to prepare for state testing. Cover important standards without a lot of work on your end while maintaining students' engagement. Reviewing for the big test with an escape room works!

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