⭐ This 5th grade math escape room is a truly immersive experience and themed perfectly for Halloween! Students complete challenges to help the conductor attend to the passengers. To complete these challenges students work through four math problem sets where they practice multiplying and dividing fractions. Students add their answers to the Haunted Train Trip Decoder Tool to help them unlock the secret codes and complete each challenge. This resource is highly engaging and a low prep activity with printable and digital formats both included!
⭐Comes in both digital Google Slides and printable formats, so it’s perfect for classroom and distance learning. In the digital format, the Haunted Train Trip Decoder Tool is a Google Sheet that self-corrects and tells each student when they can continue to the next challenge.
⭐ Integrated videos, thematic items, and a storyline come together to engage students while developing, enforcing, and reviewing multiplying and dividing fractions skills.
*Please note: This does include embedded videos that are hosted via YouTube. Please ensure you and your students have access to YouTube.
✏️ Digital & Printable Versions – Google Slides/Forms and print formats make this resource perfect for classroom and distance learning. The digital format can be used dynamically in the classroom as a presentation while students complete each passage and question set in groups or individually.
✏️ Immersive Experience: Horror-themed, dynamic challenges, and engaging videos provide positive reinforcement and keep students engaged and focused.
✏️Skill Focused: Each question set was written to focus on the key mathematics skills of multiplying and dividing fractions.
✏️Scaffolded Challenges: Challenges increase in difficulty as students progress through the escape room.
✏️No Prep/ Low Prep: 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.
5th Grade Multiplying & Dividing Fractions “Haunted Train” Escape Room
- Print and Digital Directions
- Challenge #1: Solve the fractions as division problems to earn the steamer trunk from the ghost.
- Challenge #2: Solve the fraction multiplication problems to earn the hatbox from the witch.
- Challenge #3: Solve the fraction division problems to earn the suitcases from the skeletons.
- Challenge #4: Solve the fraction word problems to earn the key to the werewolf crate.
- Ooops Cards
- Recording Brochure
- Answer Key
Digital Version Links
- Google Slides Link for Digital Escape Room
- Google Forms Link for Decoding Tool