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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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#### Trigonometric Form of Complex Numbers

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
This lesson is written from the perspective of a student teacher. A step by step lesson in which the class works on the trigonometric form of complex numbers. They convert between trigonometric and complex forms. They will also practice...
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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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#### Group Rules and Expectations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore psychology by participating in a student behavior activity. In this group dynamic lesson, students identify ways to keep several students interested and focused on one task. Students complete worksheets discussing family...
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#### Lesson Plan: A Miniature Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Art inspires art, as children work to understand artistic forms that come from the imagination. They analyze the installation piece, Fox Games and then discuss the design process. They then use clay to create imaginative dioramas,...
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Baylor College

#### Drugs, Risks and the Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In cooperative groups, middle schoolers contemplate the probability of 18 different situations occurring. After they make predictions, they compare them to the actual risk factors. This eye-opening exercise demonstrates that the odds of...
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#### Cooperation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students, in groups, "Build An Animal where they need to cooperate in order to be successful and then make a storyboard for a Powerpoint presentation.
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#### Finding Equivalent Forms For Positive Rational Numbers

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners discuss the relationship between and the equivalent forms of rational numbers. They will convert numbers from decimals to fractions, understanding they are equivalent, but just different forms.
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August House

#### Stone Soup

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Sharing and cooperation are difficult skills for kindergartners to grasp. Using the storyÂ Stone Soup and a series of activities,Â kids learn about the benefits of working together, categorizing and comparing items, and eating healthy foods.
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#### Sounds Like Great Science!

For Teachers 3rd
A phenomenal lesson on sound is here for your third graders! In it, learners engage in hands-on activities, watch video, take part in Internet activities, and complete tasks in cooperative groups in order to explore the world of sound...
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#### Literature Circles in Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students form cooperative groups to read, discuss, and respond to a novel. They select a novel from offered choices or by criteria given by teacher and complete a culminating project on the novel from such choices as: creating a...
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Macmillan Education

#### Teamwork

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Learners developÂ self-awareness and discuss the importance of cooperation and communication throughÂ worksheets and hands-on, collaborativeÂ activities.Â
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#### Cooperative Games - Instant Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Get your class up and moving! Instant activities are a great way to keep the whole class active with little teacher involvement. While this is not a instructional activity for an entire class period, these activities sound like fun. Try...
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NASA

#### Suit Yourself: Fitted for Space

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If he keeps this up, will he have enough air? After watching a video about spacewalks, groups of four brainstorm aspects of spacesuit design and present it to the rest of the class. Groups create mathematical models of oxygen use for two...
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#### Cooperation Tag

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners brainstorm a definition for the word cooperation. As a class, they participate in a game in which they try to avoid the taggers. In groups, they surround a tag classmate and help them get to safety. To end the instructional...
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#### Ropes Course Challenges - Toxic Waste Transfer

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Toxic waste transfer is an intermediate level challenge game for a Ropes Course. A group of students, who are holding ropes attached to a five-gallon bucket filled with simulated toxic waste, transport it across an open space. This will...
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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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#### To Recycle, or Not Recycle?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
To recycle or not to recycle, that is the question. Your class can find the answer by taking a teacher created WebQuest, where they assume a role of a community member taking a stand on implementing a community wide recycling plan. The...
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#### Training Students for Literature Circles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Role sheets clearly define expectations of all group members in this introduction to literature circles. By using a variety of picture books or short texts, readers can practice roles while the teacher circulates to each group observing...
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#### I'm Gone

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students plan a mock mission to Mars. In this space science lesson, students work in cooperative groups and select one experiment to take on their mock mission. Students create a mission plan form and send a proposed experiment to NASA.
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Boston Public Schools

#### What's in a Biography?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Reinforce research skills, close reading, teamwork, and biographical writing skills with one collaborative lesson. Groups create slide shows detailing the elements of a biography through a presentation on a famous American person. Based...
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Missouri Department of Elementary

#### Finding the Positive

For Teachers 5th Standards
To instill the importance of a positive classroom community small groups create a collage out of magazine clippings that highlight three characteristics of self-awareness. Written examples accompany the finished product. Groups turn in...
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#### Literature Circles

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Literature circles let kids interact with each other and hear different perspectives. explore literature circles. Group your class into small reading groups, and then assign each class member a specific role to keep them focused. After...
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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.