Bored with the same old exit slips or think-pair-shares? Are you looking for some closure activities that take little or no preparation? Want to assign the "left-side" work in your students' interactive notebooks without the hassle of cutting and pasting? If so, try these six clever ideas. Included are six closure activities that can be extended for longer assignments suitable for interactive notebooks. Activities are suitable for any class and any age. Examples are included.
These activities go beyond the usual rote recall of most closure activities by asking students to think of the material in new and different ways. These are higher order activities that help students create meaning from what they've learned, and best of all, they're fun!
Very little front-end work is needed on your part--no photocopying of pages, no slides to make, almost no prep...just pick an activity and go! Best of all, students can do these activities on an index card or a sticky note, saving you time!