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    "Give Me a . and a ?" at the end of a lesson.  Students have to write a quick statement about what they've learned and question they could ask a 'buddy' about their learning.

    Higher level thinking - Give the answer and have students come up with questions

    "I can" slips. better than "exit slips"

    Stinky Feet! My students' favorite review game! points on back of sticky notes some positve some neg. teams answer question & then reveal points, sometimes have the 'lowest' point team win! :) (add more negative numbers then!)

    Share Tweet + 1 Mail If you’re not using exit slips, you really should try them. Basically, you give students a quick prompt at ...

    Check out this awesome list of 45 tools to create quizzes or polls in your classroom.

    Questioning # Pinterest++ for iPad #

    Tweets About Today's Lesson: A Fun Exit Pass

    Get students up and moving around the room with this question or vocabulary game. Chaos.

    Oxford International Primary Science takes an enquiry-based approach to learning, engaging students in the topics through asking questions that make them think and activities that encourage them to explore and practice. ISBN: 9780198394778

    Introduce new lessons with a surprise box! It will get your students interested about what is in the box. Then when you finally reveal the surprise in the box, they will remember the concept/idea that you need them to! I use it in my classroom to introduce new writing concepts. My students love it!

    Show Not Tell Lesson-(For descriptive writing) Read this blog entry to learn how this teacher helps students understand "Show Not Tell"

    compare/contrast...maybe with our first grade buddies!

    So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea - helping students with the demands of Reading Informational Standard 2.

    questioning strategy

    KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day.

    Creating Structure to "Turn and Talk" Gives students ways to begin statements and guides their listening.

    Great visual of what students can do at a Writing center

    Six great questions to ask your students on the first day of school.