How sticky are your lessons?

As teachers, we spend hours planning lessons. However how much consideration do you give to the end of your lessons or to a closure activity? In the last few weeks, I have come across several articles about how to end lessons so I wanted to dig a bit deeper. 

As you probably know, I am a big fan of starting a lesson with warm-up activity but how we end our lesson is also important for student learning.

Here are some reasons why teachers should use closure activities:

·        to check for understanding and gather feedback

·        re-state and emphasize important information from the lesson

·        tie up loose ends

·        correct any misunderstandings or confusion

Closure is also important for students because it can help them to:

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