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    When you say fist to five check students rate their understanding by holding up the appropriate number of fingers. The goal is for everyone to be in the green. Great way for students to self-assess their understanding and help you to gauge student understanding.

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    • Christie Millar

      When you say "fist to five check" students #rate their #understanding by holding up the appropriate #number of #fingers. The #goal is for everyone to be in the green. Great way for students to #self-assess their understanding and help you to #gauge #student understanding. #classroom #management

    • Mercy Garcia

      Comprehension Check Idea

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