Below are sample Exit Card suggestions for you. Which types of exit cards do yours typically look like?
Questions designed for meta-cognitive reflection / connection
- How does today’s problem remind you of a problem you have solved before?
- Explain one of the strategies discussed in class that was different than yours. How was it different than yours? How was it similar?
- What do you believe was the purpose of today’s problem? What did you learn?
- What area gave you the most difficulty today?
- Something that really helped me in my learning today was ….
- What connection did you make today that made you say, “AHA! I get it!”
- Describe how you solved a problem today.
- Something I still don’t understand is …
- Write a question you’d like to ask or something you’d like to know more about.
- Did working with a partner make your work easier or harder. Please explain.
Questions targeted towards concepts
- Use a diagram to help explain how to compare 2 fractions with different denominators.
- Create 2 addition questions, one that is easy to solve mentally and one that is harder. Use a number line to explain how to answer both. What makes one of the questions harder?
- When would you ever need to know the area of a rectangle? Pose a math problem using this information with an appropriate context and find the answer.
- 1/2 + 1/3 = 5/6 When would you need to know this? Pose a math problem using this information with an appropriate context.
- When 2 even numbers are multiplied together we get an answer (product) that is even. Is this always true? Give examples to explain your thinking.
- Draw a picture to explain why 2/3rds divided by 4/5ths is 10/12ths.
- Two rectangles have the same area but very different perimeters. What could the dimensions of the rectangles be? Explain why you picked these rectangles.
Questions targeted towards procedures
- Two fractions are added together. Their sum is between 1/2 and 3/4 . Show 2 fractions that could possibly work.
- Explain to someone unfamiliar with multiplying how to solve a 2-digit by 2-digit question. Give an example. Solve it in 2 different ways.
- How many ways can you solve 68 + 18? Explain each way. Which was the most efficient for you?
Questions focused on clarifying misconceptions
- Susan and Jamie are arguing over which answer is correct to 12.1 + 25.25. Susan believes the answer is 26.46. Jamie thinks the answer is 37.35. Explain how both got their answers. Who is right? What misconceptions led to the incorrect answer?
- Philip explained that 100cm2 is the same as 1m2. Explain why he is correct/incorrect.
- Explain one of the disagreements we had today during our congress. What did we learn from our initial misconceptions?
- Is 2/4 larger or smaller than 2/6? How do you know?
- Tracy says you can reduce 8/10 to 4/5. Dan says they are the same, but Tracy says that 8/10 is larger. Who is right? How do you know?