Assessment & Data

Daily Exit Tickets

I use Daily Exit Tickets to assess mastery of the day's objectives and to make sure students have a clear understanding of how they're doing. Students answer a few targeted questions on a Daily Exit Ticket, and the following day we review mastery shown by each student and celebrate their achievement (please see the "Data Review" strategy video). I read out each student's name who achieved mastery, and we quickly celebrate to recognize their hard work. For the students who have not reached mastery yet, this motivates them to keep striving to get that checkmark on the board. Rather than just using outdated student data from summative assessments, Daily Exit Tickets give me and my students a quick read on how they're growing throughout the week. Though these mini-assessments do not connect to my grading system, they allow me to track my students' daily progress throughout each week.

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This is an example of a quick, three-question Exit Ticket that was used to assess mastery of adding fractions. Students work on this alone, showing what they know and proving mastery of our day's objective. By using Google Forms, we can easily analyze student answers and look for trends in answers.
 
Students In Action
 
 
Student Handout
 
 
This is an example of a quick, three-question Exit Ticket that was used to assess mastery of adding fractions. Students work on this alone, showing what they know and proving mastery of our day's objective. By using Google Forms, we can easily analyze student answers and look for trends in answers.
Stephen Pham
Rocketship Si Se Puede Academy
San Jose, CA


 

About this strategy

Prep Time:
Long
Subject:
Math
Grade:
Fifth grade
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