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This give me five can be extremely important in certain situations, especially if we are really off topic. What you need to do is to simply say "give me five, give me five, we need to remember to follow our goal.", and most of us would immediately listen and respond by following the goal.
This is important because other people might not be following the goal, which can affect us on the checklist.
This give me 5 is one that we would typically do before we shut down our computers but we might do it right as we get out our computers. One of our school rules is that we either have delete all the photos on the desktop or put them in the desktop folder. Our class sometimes forgets about this rule so this is a good reminder to ensure that our class follows the rule.
This give me 5 is important in our classroom because often times we forget to clear off the desktop of our images and others images. Sometimes our forgetfulness along with the other classes to causes teachers to have to send out emails about cleaning the desktop.
Uses of "Give Me Five" in our Classroom
In our classroom, students have the power and authority to announce "Give me five" any time necessary during class. Of course, it comes with great responsibility and my students develop that responsibility throughout the year. Here are some examples of how "Give me five" was used this year by my students.
Examples of "Give me five":