"fist to five check" students rate their understanding by holding up the appropriate number of fingers. The goal is for everyone to be in the green. Great way for students to self-assess their understanding and help you to gauge student understanding.
Marzano: "This is probably one of my favorite things for my classroom so far. Its a little self-assessment flip chart. I have made one for each student and it will sit on the corner of their desk. It is small enough that it wont be embarrassing for the
Formative Assessment Stoplight (great exit ticket idea)--I did something like this with my SMARTBoard last year. Then I could save the pages. I made it so the names disappeared behind the lights, that way I was the only one who could see it.