We’ve written extensively about the effectiveness of exit tickets.
But who said getting to know our students and inspiring creative thinking have to be serious?
Read on for fun exit ticket questions your students will love.
Fun ways to get to know your students
Getting to know our students is one of the best ingredients for successful learning. It makes students feel heard, which heightens their motivation. It helps us tailor our teaching to suit their learning styles.
Here are some questions to help students open up in a fun and easygoing manner.
- If you hosted a dinner party, who would you invite?
- What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?
- Do you have any hidden talents?
- Who is your favorite superhero and why?
- If you could have one song play every time you entered a room what would it be, and why?
- What is your favorite smell and why?
- Would you rather give up breakfast, lunch, or dinner forever?
- What is something about yourself you could brag about?
- If you had to choose another name, what would it be?
- What is something you really dislike without a good reason and why?
- Who would you most like to meet and why?
- What three things can you not live without?
- If you could ask your favorite celebrity one question, what would it be?
- What’s your favorite line from a movie?
- What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? How would you describe it?
- What would a reality TV show about your life feature?
- A genie grants you 3 wishes. What do you wish for?
- You’ve won a million dollars. What will you do with the money?
Prompt imaginative writing
“If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” - Martin Luther King
Writing skills are essential for all elements of learning. They help form the building blocks for tertiary and workplace success.
How can you encourage students to think outside the box about writing?
These questions are sure to get your students’ writing juices flowing.
- If you could be a fictional character from any book, who would you be?
- What would the title of your documentary be?
- Who would you choose to narrate your biography and why?
- If you could live inside one of your favorite stories, what would you change about it?
- What adjectives can you use to describe your lunch?
- What question would you ask your favorite writer?
- What adjectives and adverbs can you use to describe your favorite book character?
- How many conjunctions can you think of in one minute?
- If you wrote a book, what would it be about?
Spark creative thinking
Creativity is a key skill that employers are looking for. We are best positioned to help our students develop this fundamental capability.
What are some great questions to promote creativity?
We’ve got you covered.
- If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
- What are the best pizza toppings?
- Which ice cream flavor best represents you and why?
- Which cartoon character do you wish was real?
- Would you rather live in a house made of cheese or a house made of cookie dough? Why?
- Would you rather be invisible or be able to fly?
- You’re building a new society on a deserted island. What rules do you put in place?
- If you could be any emoji, which would you be and why?
- If you had a time machine where would you go to in your past?
- If you could only eat one food forever, what would it be?
- If you spent one month without your phone, what would you do?
- Is a hotdog a type of sandwich?
- Would you rather live underwater or in space?
- If you drew everything that came to your head, what would you be drawing right now?
- If you opened a store, what would you sell?
Not all learning has to be serious. It’s important for us and our students to have a creative and fun outlet when appropriate.
We hope these fun exit ticket questions help to spark joy and creativity in your classroom.
Which ones will you choose?