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126 resources with the keyterm teamwork

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Marshmallow Design Challenge

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
How tall is your marshmallow structure? Using only limited supplies (including uncooked spaghetti noodles, masking tape, and one marshmallow), teams endeavor to support the marshmallow atop the tallest spaghetti structure they can build....
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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Follow up a reading of The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl with this collaborative lesson on teamwork. Starting with a fun team game, learners go on to investigate examples of teamwork in the story before working in small...
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Lesson 1 - Community Social Studies Unit

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Some problems are so big it takes an entire community to solve them. So was the case in the children's book Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall. This primary grade lesson uses a class read-aloud of this...
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Initiatives and Teamwork

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
After your next group project or collaborative assignment, have your learners reflect on what it was like to work with others. They will answer questions on what parts of the process they did and did not enjoy, whether or not they were...
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Roles and Functions

For Teachers 4th - 6th
There is no "I" in team! Help your young learners understand the importance of knowing what each teammate's individual responsibilities are when performing in a group, and how each member's role contributes to the greater whole of the...
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Cooperative Snowmen

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Teamwork and collaboration are such important skills to foster in young children. The goal of this lesson is for teams to create a collaborative project while learning how to work as a unit. In small groups, the class creates snowmen for...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 8

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up."—Jesse Jackson. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson eight of 20 has a teambuilding activity in which the class has to work together to solve a problem. After this...
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Cooperative Games – The Hungry Snake

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A fun and simple cooperative game for elementary school classes. The hungry snake wanders around the gym and picks up as much of the PE equipment that has been scattered around as he can find. The snake must pass the items all the way...
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Capture the Lion

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Capture the Lion is an adaptation of the much-loved game - Capture the Flag. This game could be adapted and called capture the: lion, seal, dog, cat, cow. You get the idea. The one big adaptation made in this version is that the captured...
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Regular Field Day

For Teachers K - 6th
This lesson plan contains a plethora of fun games for a field day extravaganza. The games have been organized by grade levels, but the teacher can adapt them to whatever age category is appropriate for creating a fun-filled activities...
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Survivor Field Day

For Teachers K - 5th
Survivor field day is based on challenges and games played in the TV show Survivor. Using everyday PE equipment that might be available at most elementary schools; here are some games of challenge and teamwork. With each one of these...
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Module: Workplace Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Get your future professionals working in teams as part of a college and career readiness lesson. Discuss times learners have been on teams. What worked and what didn't? How did they settle disagreements? There is a teamwork handout here...
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The Engineering Design Process

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Design your own video game, engineer accident-proof highways, or even develop a new phone app! The Engineering Design Model can be used with all ages and in all subject areas to create a product, system or service. The resource explains...
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The Football Team

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Playing team sports is about more than just scoring the most goals or winning the most games. Read this passage with your class and learn how athletes build character as members of a team. When finished, individuals identify the main...
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Leaders and Followers: What Tango Teaches

For Students 9th - 12th
What a great metaphor for understanding the qualities that belong to great leaders and followers! Discover the symbiotic relationship that exists in tango partners, with a special focus on how to achieve a stable, graceful performance...
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Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Do your young readers know that poems can be performed as a team? They listen to a few examples from Paul Fleischman's book Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, paying attention to how the how readers work together. They examine the...
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Against the Odds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What factors help people achieve goals? What factors prevent people from achieving goals? What are the elements that need to be in place to make a team function well? Using Damien Lewis’ Desert Claw and John Francome’s Winner Takes All,...
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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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Paws in Jobland: An Interview With...

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers listen and watch television or radio interviews in order to learn interviewing skills. They work in pairs, and "interview" their partner to find out about his/her life, job, and any interesting personal facts. Peers...
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Skirmish Ball

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Build character while playing a fun game. The class practices throwing and catching in this game, which is based on honesty and team work. Take a look at this lesson and see if your class is up to the task.
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Women's World Cup Champs

For Students 6th - 10th
The Learning Network in conjunction with the New York Times provides an article for reading and questions for short answers and discussion. If you are looking for a rainy day activity or just a time-filler this story titled, "Women's...
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Lead Up Skills fo Tchoukball

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A simple instructional activity to practice the throwing and catching skills for the game of Tchoukball. There are several warm-up activities to have the class practice tossing a ball around. Then the main drill is organized much like a...
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Challenge Games - Lesson Plans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Challenge games and cooperative games are in abundance. This is the lesson plans home page  for a wide range of challenge games that promote teamwork, cooperation, trust and communication. There are many links included in this page that...
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What did you build?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Youngsters will work in teams to build a house out of blocks after reading The Three Little Pigs. They will work together to make a block house. After finishing they take a picture of their house and discuss if it is too tall, too small...