Students work together in groups and are given a deck of playing cards. They build a structure out of cards together. They examine the types of behaviors and attitudes they had while working together and discuss.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The "Tree" Branches of Government
Introduce your learners to the three branches of government with a great collaborative group project. Class members work together to create a graphic organizer in the shape of a tree to inform others about the goals and principles of the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Together Everyone Accomplishes More
Sixth graders investigate time management and relationship strategies to build teams at home and school. They take part in working in teams in a variety of mock situations to strengthen skills of interpersonal relationships. Students...
6th Social Studies & History
Persuasion as Text: Organizational, Grammatical, and Lexical Moves in Barbara Jordan’s All Together Now
A thorough lesson on persuasive writing takes middle schoolers through several activities, including group discussion, collaborative posters, and independent writing. They compare historical speeches and analyze the persuasive techniques...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life
Class members identify bullying in contemporary texts and role play how they might change those scenes to examples of anti-bullying. They then re-define their initial definitions of bullying and discuss what they would like to see as...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed