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The Tell-Tale Heart Digital Escape Room


Your students are going to love deciphering and solving puzzles in this creepy, 360° digital escape room. This activity is designed to work for a laptop, tablet, or smart phone. Students will solve a series of clues based on the story “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe in order to crack the master lock and escape the room. This game entails reading comprehension skills, finding textual evidence, and making inferences.

Included in this download are teacher instructions, student instructions (digital), the master lock graphic organizer, answer keys, and a reflection sheet (optional).

Check out these fun Escape Room Photo Props to make the experience complete!

PLEASE READ: While using this resource, you must have a wi-fi connection and the ability to access the following sites: Google Forms,,, and Please check that these websites are not blocked by your district’s filter before purchasing. Please also ensure your district allows viewing access for Google documents from outside your district before purchase.

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