You want to assess if your students are learning along the way! You have used exit slips in the past and found that to be a great way to assess quickly. One question on an exit slip can be answered quickly and sorted by the teacher. Does this student get it? Do I need to reteach? Are we ready to move on?
But once you have checked the exit slips, what do you do with them?
One idea is to return them to students. Allow them to self-correct and tape it into their interactive notebook. If you are using it purely for review, no need to collect and grade! Just let students correct their own and save it.
Saving the exit tickets will remind students of the concept and perhaps serve as a study aid before a larger assessment. Have students make a pocket in the notebook for storage. This was easy. I just took an unused exit ticket and turned it over, taped the bottom and sides down, and bam…I made a pocket!
Return Exit Tickets to Students to Save for Review
Other Ways to Use Exit Slips
Use Exit Slips for Review
Inner and Outer Circles work well with these printed exit slips. Each student is given a question. Students gather in two circles. One circle is inside the other circle. (if you have an uneven number of students, just hop in the circle so that each person has a partner).
Think of two circles like gears with one moving inside the other. Tell one circle to remain still and rotate the other circle three spaces. Each student is now lined up with a new partner. Have the outer circle person ask the inner circle person the question on their paper. After the student has answered, they will rotate again and repeat the process with their new partner.
You can change this up by having the other circle rotate or by having it turn more or fewer spaces. Or turn clockwise instead of counterclockwise.
Another variation…which is absolutely hilarious to watch, is to have them link arms with their partner and “promenade” around the entire circle discussing their questions.
Roll The Dice Review with Exit Slips
Place students in groups of six. Stack the exit slips in a pile on the table.
Number the students 1-6.
Roll the dice. The number on the dice determines which student will draw a question. They can either answer the question to the group or roll the dice again to ask a peer to answer.
You do not need to come up with all these exit slip questions yourself!
I have several sets of Exit Slips that can be printed and used for formative assessment and review using one of these great strategies.
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“I used these to review. We did inner and outer circles. Each student had a different question and as they rotated they reviewed almost all. It was a fun day with great questions.”
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