It is important to keep all learners engaged, interested, and feeling successful. As part of this, the teacher will want to have a benchmark of understanding, and have a variety of different tools to use for measuring understanding.
These formative assessment exit tickets provide that in a flexible way. They can be used as exit tickets on a daily basis, as a transition at the end of a topic, or a jumping off point for a more formal assessment. There are a variety of different tools to asses student understanding in different formats. A few are specific to science, but most can be used for any subject area.