Catch the Mermaid Fiction Review Escape Room & Webscape™ – 4th & 5th Grade

Catch the Mermaid Fiction Review Escape Room & Webscape™ – 4th & 5th Grade


Catch the Mermaid Fiction Review Escape Room & Webscape™ – 4th & 5th Grade

✨Prepare for an amazing under the sea reading adventure with this Catchthe Mermaid Fiction Reading Comprehension Review Escape Room & Webscape. Designed for 4th & 5th grade students, this exciting activity turns ordinary reading skill review into an extraordinary experience by combining fiction reading standards practice with a captivating underwater journey. Students will read passages and answer standards-based questions as they tackle four challenges to help a friendly stingray find the enigmatic mermaid princess.


⚓On their quest, students will uncover vital clues while navigating the kelp forest, tracing a trail of human treasures left by the mermaid princess, saving fish from tangled garbage, and finally catching up to the Mermaid Princess herself. The Decoder Tool helps students unlock secret codes and complete each challenge, revealing the hidden mysteries of the underwater realm.


If you’re looking for an engaging way to practice fiction standards or seeking a fun and meaningful standard review activity, this Reading Review Escape Room & Webscape is the perfect solution. Dive into an unforgettable learning experience!


⭐ This reading comprehension review escape room comes in digital and print formats.

  • Webscape Format – This web-based format provides the most interactive and immersive experience possible. It is self directed, self correcting, and contains audio. You can check out my video overview here. You won’t believe how engaging this format is until you try it!


  • Google Format – Students complete the exercises in Google Slides. The Mermaid Decoder is a Google Sheet that self-corrects and tells each student when they can continue to the next challenge.


  • Printable Format – Students can use any device to scan QR codes to watch the videos. If no device is available, students can skip the videos and still enjoy the exercise. Students use a printable Decoder and answer sheet to decipher the clues and track their answers.


⚡ Integrated videos, thematic items, and a storyline come together to engage students while developing and reviewing fiction review skills.


*Please note: The Google Slides format includes embedded videos that are hosted via YouTube. The printable version includes QR codes for these videos. If you plan on using the Google or printable formats, please ensure you and your students have access to YouTube. The Webscape version does not require YouTube.


Key Features:

✏️ Digital & Printable Versions – Webscape, Google, and print versions make this resource perfect for any classroom. The digital versions can be used dynamically in the classroom as a presentation while students complete each reading comprehension question in groups or individually.


✏️ Immersive Experience: Dynamic challenges and engaging videos provide positive reinforcement and keep students engaged and focused.


✏️Skill Focused: Each reading passage and question set was chosen and written to focus on key skills to review important reading comprehension skills.


✏️Scaffolded Challenges: Challenges increase in difficulty as students progress through the escape room.


✏️No Prep/ Low Prep: The Digital version requires NO PREP. The printable version is low prep: Just print the pages, place them in folders, and go. The printable version has the option to incorporate technology and videos through QR codes.


What’s Included:

Fiction Review “Catch the Mermaid” Escape Room – 4th & 5th Grade

  • Catch the Mermaid Story
  • Fiction Review Passages and Question Sets
  • Integrated Storytelling Videos
  • Challenge Complete Certificate
  • Ooops Cards
  • Recording Brochure
  • Answer Key

Digital Version Links

  • Webscape Link for Interactive Browser-Based Experience
  • Google Slides Link for Digital Escape Room
  • Google Forms Link for Decoding Tool


Please Note: This escape room is similar to the 2nd and 3rd grade version but with passages and questions on a 4th and 5th grade level.


Copyright & Terms of Use

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