Fifteen Exit Ticket Questions for Almost Any Classroom

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Whether an exit ticket is conducted with digital tools or on scraps of paper (a strategy I abandoned years ago because I always seemed to misplaced a paper or two), strategy is the same. I try to ask questions that aren’t “yes/ no” but can still be answered by all students in just a minute or two. To that end, here’s a list of general purpose exit ticket questions that I developed and have used at various times in my career.

1. What’s a new-to-you word or term you heard today?

2. What’s one thing you’d change about today’s lesson?
3. How did today’s lesson make you feel?

4. How well do you think you’d do if we had a quiz next week?

5. How would you describe today’s lesson to a classmate who was absent?
6. What was your favorite part of today’s lesson?

7. What surprised you about today’s class?


8. What’s something you wish was different in class?

9. What’s one question you’d put on a quiz about today’s lesson?

10. How would you help a classmate who didn’t understand today’s lesson?

11. What’s one thing you’d like to learn more about?

12. What was the easiest part of today’s class?

13. How did today’s lesson fit with the one before it?

14. What do you think the next lesson will be about?

15. What was the hardest part of today’s class?

Thank You Readers for 14 Amazing Years!