Pupils develop a definition of "teamwork." They work in groups to discover community situations that require teamwork and apply their thoughts to develop guidelines for classroom teamwork.
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Initiatives and Teamwork
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...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Football Team
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...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Good Sportsmanship Leads to Home Run
Pupils share examples of good sportsmanship, then read a news article about a team helping an injured player score a home run. The teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Marshmallow Design Challenge
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....
5th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering
Teaching Tips: Team Building Activities for Elementary Students
Students access a variety of team-building related resources on the Internet. They examine cooperative games, collaborative artwork, create me-shirts, develop Venn diagrams, and create a classroom quilt and class welcome book.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History