How to use a Fill In The Blanks activity in Nearpod

Fill in the Blanks is a formative assessment activity that allows students to complete a passage and populate blanks with words. Students get instant feedback, so they'll know what words or concepts they need more practice with.

In this article, you'll learn how to:

Teach with a Fill In the Blanks activity

When students reach a Fill In the Blanks activity in a lesson, they will see a passage with multiple missing words in a word bank.  They will move the correct words into the correct location, and receive a score when complete.


As the teacher, you can view progress in real-time for the entire class and view the correct answers in the Fill in the Blanks passage.


Add Fill In the Blanks to your lesson

1. While editing your lesson, select Add Slide 


2. Choose Fill In the Blanks from the Activities tab


3. Select, Text Style, and then add the text you'd to act as the base for your Fill in the Blanks activity. When you're finished, press "Next"


6. Select the words that you would like to be removed from the passage and added to the word bank. If you need to edit the text, click "Back." Once you're finished, click "Done" to save your Fill in the Blanks activity.


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