I wanted to jump back to into activities for a minute. I did the T/F quiz with my reading students (8 of them), and they seemed to enjoy it, but with my larger classes I had them come into class and immediately start on a personal inventory. I found a great one at timesaversforteachers.com: http://webhome.idirect.com/~stevk/thisisme.pdf Its long, so even after 10 minutes they weren't done, but I got a lot of useful information from most students. Things like "what would you do if you could help in class" a few students said they would want to pass out materials (which I think is SO helpful to know ahead of time), and "what makes it difficult to learn" to which a bunch replied "too much noise." So I'm sold on this inventory. Hope this is helpful to anyone.