This classroom management tool is a great way to keep your students ENGAGED during any lesson. It helps students strengthen their SPEAKING, LISTENING, and WRITING SKILLS. It also goes along with the COMMON CORE STANDARDS, which encourage students to give reasoning for their answers.
Imagine this. You are reading a passage out loud or going through a math lesson and you ask the class a question. The typical hands go up and you choose a student who requires more than average WAIT TIME. Meanwhile, your other students who knew the answer get frustrated that they weren’t picked and other students become disengaged. This may happen more often than we would like. Why not create a game out of it?
These templates are a great way to keep students ON TRACK in a FUN way. They also gives students another way of SHOWING WHAT THEY KNOW, since we all know how important that is to some of our students. Also, teachers won’t have to worry about “cheating.” Technically, a student is still engaged in the lesson, even if they are copying other students’ work.
The packet includes several template options (see preview) as well as blank templates, so that you may set up responses any way you’d like!