If you are looking for a new formative way to allow students to summarize their learning, try Capturing Your Thoughts. This tool allows you to capture students’ thoughts on four elements of your content of your choice. Use the template linked below to provide students an opportunity to respond to a passage, answer the Essential Question, list most important elements of a concept, list, or ask questions.
Click here to visit the November 2013 The Compass wiki page to access two editable samples to use in your classroom. Download these samples and add your own criteria.