2 EXIT CARDSExit Cards (AKA “Tickets To Leave”) are used to gather information on student readiness levels, interests, and/or learning profiles.The teacher hands out index cards to students at the end of aninstructional sequence or class period. The teacher asks the students to respond to a pre-determined prompt on their index cards and then turn them in as they leave the classroom or transition to another subject.The teacher reviews the student responses and separates the cardsinto instructional groups based on preset criteria.
3 EXIT CARD GROUPINGS Readiness Groups Group 2 Students with Group 1 some understandingof concept or skillGroup 1Students who arestruggling with theconcept orskillGroup 3Students whounderstand theconcept or skillReadiness Groups
4 Examples of Exit CardsLet’s take a look atsome examples---
5 EXIT CARDS Today you began to learn about decimal fractions List three things you learnedWrite at least one question you have about this topic
6 EXIT CARDS Today you began to learn about hyperbole. List three things you learned.Write at least one question you have about this topic.
7 EXIT CARDSWe have been learning about The Greenhouse Effect. Explain or depict your understanding of this important environmental issue.What questions do you have about this topic?
8 EXIT CARDS We have begun a study of author’s craft. List and identify three examples of figurative language used in the novel Morning Girl by Michael Dorris.
9 EXIT CARDS On your Exit Card--- Explain the difference between prime andcomposite numbers.You may wish to givesome examples of eachas part of yourexplanation.
10 EXIT CARDS On your exit card--- Explain the difference between simile andmetaphor. Give someexamples of each aspart of your explanation.
11 EXIT CARDS - Learning Profile We used the followinglearning strategies in thislesson:3 minute pauseT-P-SVisualizingWhat learning strategy orstrategies seemed to work bestfor you?
12 3-2-1 Summarizer 3 revisions I can make to improve After reading over my rough draft---3 revisions I can make to improvemy draft.2 resources I can use to help improve1 thing I really like about my firstdraft.