Checking for understanding, reflecting, and summarizing are powerful techniques in ensuring student learning and engagement! This bundle offers 15 different strategies using these techniques to use to gauge your students' learning. The activities are printed 2 per page for more efficient use of paper. Check out the preview for a freebie!
This bundle includes the following:
5 Important Words
The Point Was...
Rate and Write
Frayer’s model (4 corners)
60-Second Sand Summary
These activities are a valuable resource for having students reflect on their own learning and for quickly determining the general level of understanding in your classroom. The activities are also an excellent time-filler for when you have just a few minutes left at the end of class but don't want to start an entire new activity. The strategies challenge students to use a variety of skills--critical thinking, drawing, humor, writing-- as they summarize information from the day's lesson or activity.
Research suggests that summarizing is a high-yield strategy that helps increase student retention of information and overall performance in the classroom. Give your students the chance to take their learning to deeper levels using these check for understanding strategies!