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24 resources with the keyterm cooperative groups

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The Jury System

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Scholars work in cooperative groups to experience what it's like to be a juror. They are give a guilty or not guilty verdict based on a scenario given to them. They then write a paragraph comparing and contrasting working alone and...
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Physical Education and Music Program

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Teach everyone how to work together in both physical education and music activities. Parents and their children are shown a presentation that highlights the philosophy of cooperation. They apply these concepts to their physical education...
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Beat the Clock

For Teachers K - 12th
Tired of wasting time trying to get your class to split up into groups? Engage in an activity to help your charges manage time. Learners reflect on a time they were left out or rejected, and then practice forming groups of three within...
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Apples and Apple Activities

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate apples. In this reading comprehension lesson plan, students read a book about apples then compare and contrast, make graphs, distinguish between fact and fiction and work in groups. Students work in groups to search...
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Poetry Analysis: Richard Cory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the poem Richard Cory individually and in groups. In this poetry analysis lesson, students will read the poem, journal their responses to a question based on the poem and work in groups to come to a consensus on various...
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The Earth's Layers: Day 6: Landforms II

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students closely examine the earth's crust and various landforms. In this Earth's layers lesson students work in cooperative groups and analyze their roles and responsibilities therein. Each group is assigned a specific landform to...
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Quilting

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore the concept of cooperative group design.  For this design lesson, students discover how qulits are early artifacts of America.  Learners word together to plan and design a community quilt. 
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Life Cycles

For Teachers 2nd
Using computers, Students work in small groups and progress through the roles of Explorer, Researcher, Designer, and Evaluator as they study the life cycle of plants, insects, butterflies and frogs.
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Communication and Social Networks

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils work in cooperative groups to explore communication needs of our world. They are assigned a demographic area and asked to create ways to solve communication problems with innovative ideas. They also explore areas that can help...
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Literature Circles in Action

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Explore the concept of literature circles with your class.  Form cooperative groups and select a novel of interest to begin.  Readers will read and respond to the novel as a group, recording answers together and individually. Each group...
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Literature Circles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Introduce how Literature Circles are formed in a classroom with this slide show. The slides go over each of the jobs that the students take on, such as: Discussion Director, Character Analyzer, Artful Artist, and Text Connector. After...
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Encouraging Cooperative Learning Among Gifted and Talented Students

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Literature circles, and other similar methods, provide cooperative learning opportunities.
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Sight Vocabulary Word Practice

For Teachers K - 1st
Students play games to practice sight words. In this sight word lesson, students play a game to practice sight words. Sight words are written on index cards and made into necklaces for the kids to wear. Students get into small groups and...
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Cooperative Reading on Newton's Three Laws

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore Newton's 3 laws. In this cooperative reading activity, 7th graders explore the roles within the small group. Students work together analyzing a PowerPoint concerning Newton's three laws of motion. Students conduct...
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Subtraction Through Illustration

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students work in cooperative groups to illustrate subtraction word problems. In this subtraction lesson plan, students take simple subtraction problems and draw them out.
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Flip Camcorder and Reader's Theater

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students work together in cooperative groups to act out a reader's theater script.  In this reader's theater instructional activity, students are broken into groups so that each person has a part.  Students practice at school and home...
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Ecosystems and Habitats

For Teachers 3rd
For this ecosystem lesson, 3rd graders work in cooperative groups to draw a particular ecosystem on paper. Students work in cooperative groups - one habitat per group. They decide which habitat each animal or plant belongs to and they...
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Solar System Bowl

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students make up questions in groups about the solar system and quiz the other group. In this solar system lesson plan, students demonstrate good cooperative learning techniques by reviewing the solar system together and quizzing each...
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The Science of Microbes (Observing Different Microbes)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use their observation and inquiry skills to understand microbes. In this microbiology lesson, students explore slides with a microscope. Students gain experience with preparing slides and proper use of a microscope while...
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Cooperation and Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in a variety of activities designed to promote cooperation and positive conflict resolution. In cooperative groups, they create a comic strip or poster, play cooperative musical chairs, write a journal entry...
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Hidalgo's Fight for the Independence of Mexico

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study and examine the life of Miguel Hidalgo while working to identify major themes. Small groups create sequence of event chains, analyze and label maps of Hidalgo's travels, and work together to create giant chalk maps...
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Undercover Vocabulary

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, in groups, create a skit using identified vocabulary words and perform the skit for the class. They choose a place and a person to become such as Batman, Romeo and work all the vocabulary words into their skit. They...
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Rescue 911

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Studentsgain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of emergency 911 responders while working in cooperative groups.
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Secret Handshake

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
One student reaches into a small container containing different phrases or words. Three cards are pulled and are included in the "Secret Handshake". The activity cards have one body part or motion on them. The students are then paired...