General Election Special Escape Room – Virtual Escape Room from Parliament by Cre8tive Resources! This lasts an hour or under depending on how quick the teams can solve each puzzle! Students love this style of lesson, great as an educational treat for your class to celebrate and learn all about the General election and the make up of Parliament in a fun team problem solving.
This escape room comprises of seven challenging and varied escape puzzles which test a range of different skills. In this Parliament Escape each team must work their way through the corridors of power (House of Commons Chamber, House of Lords Chamber, MP’s Office, Number 10 Downing Street, Portcullis House and through the division lobbies) before eventually arriving at the secret location. (Clue: Elizabeth Tower)
A bonus escape is then in place for any team that finishes quickly – This involves working out that the secret code word is BREXIT for the final escape……
Escape Puzzles are as follows:
Escape The Commons – Removing letters to solve the pair riddles
Escape The Lords – Head into the dungeon of the Lords to solve a cryptic puzzle
Escape the division Lobbies – Just like how a bill turns into a law you need to find the right path from start to finish
Escape the Local MP’s Office – Time to do your admin and you will need a maths expert on hand
Escape Portcullis House – Here is a Crossword jigsaw cut up – put it together and find the extra piece that doesn’t fit
Exit 10 Downing Street – Find the missing political party from the PM’s notice board
Escape Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower) -for a bonus escape for any teams that finish ahead of the pack
1 x POWERPOINT TRACKER
1 x TEACHER SET OF INSTRUCTIONS
1 x TEACHER CHEAT SHEET FOR ANSWERS
1 x 6 sets of KEYS
1 x SET OF PUZZLES
Certificates for the winning team
How can this resource be adapted for social distancing?
- Upload / send the sheets digitally so students can work independently through them (don’t use the keys or PPT tracker if so)
- Could use as part of a Recovery Curriculum
- Set the 7 Puzzles for Homework
- Pairs instead of groups
JUST PRINT AND GO!
They can also be used to encourage a flipped learning environment.