Providing a meaningful way to end each class isn’t easy. One solid strategy is implementing exit tickets – questions related to the day’s lesson that students answer as a “ticket” out the door. Exit tickets allow students time to reflect upon what they’ve learned that lesson and give you a simple, straight-forward opportunity to analyze the needs of your students. The beauty of the exit ticket is that it can be adapted to any level or topic.
Try this one, called the 3-2-1 Summarizer, out:
You can either write these questions on the board, or make a half-sheet handout for each student to fill out.
Things you observed/learned/heard/read…
Things you want to learn more about…
A burning question you still have…