Literacy Breakout Edu's are one of my favorite uses of game based learning. I've been creating Breakout Edu's over different novels and this one is tied to the book Restart by Gordon Korman. Let me know if you would like a copy of this Breakout, or any of the other ones I've created.
Literacy Breakout Edu over Restart by Gordon Korman
Game Name: Restart
Game Designer: Stephanie Laird @LairdLearning, LairdLearning.com
Content Areas: Reading
Recommended Ages: 3rd-6th grade
Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
Suggested Time: 30-40 minutes
While recording Brenden’s newest viral video idea, “Dog Walker in Rollerblades,” the group came across a box with several locks. Wondering what was inside, Chase and Brenden wanted to solve the clues, but realized video club was about to begin, and they have 10 dogs to return! Can you help Chase and Brenden by solving the clues and unlocking the box before they return? You have 30 minutes to unlock the box. Your time starts now.
CCSS: RL.1, RL.2, RL.3