Accountability talking tickets can be used to help encourage students to participate in whole class discussion or small group discussion. Students can earn a hole punch or color a smiley face whenever they participate. The visual encourages students to share their thoughts and helps the teacher be sure that all students participate. There is also a reading sheet to show daily or weekly participation.
There are multiple forms of the talking tickets so that you can pick a form that works best for your classroom. For example, some forms have individual tickets to hand out to students and another form is in color that can be laminated and used throughout the year.
Common Core includes Speaking and Listening Standards. Talking Tickets helps the teacher make sure that ALL students are taking part in discussion and helps hold students accountable to sharing their ideas.