Cooperative Groups In Math
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A beginning of the term presentation/class for a high school math class, including class and teambuilding activities to introduce them to how they'll be working in groups

A beginning of the term presentation/class for a high school math class, including class and teambuilding activities to introduce them to how they'll be working in groups

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  • 1. Welcome!
    To a brand new math class!
  • 2. Welcome!
    First thing:
    Cooperative Groups!
  • 3. Welcome!
    Why the penguin?
    Stay tuned . . .
  • 4. But first,pick a card, any card
  • 5. Then stand up!
  • 6. walk around…
    meet & greet
    Shake, high 5, low 5
    …trade cards
    Mingle Music
  • 7. PAIR UP!with the same colorcard
  • 8. Person with the longest fingernails talks first…
  • 9. One Minute to talk about a favorite movie …
  • 10. One Minute to talk about a favorite movie … GO!
  • 11. and
    Switch!
  • 12. Give each other a ‘round’ of applause!
    while saying: “Nice Job, Fred!”
  • 13. One More Time . . .
    Meet and greet
    Trade: a “Hey!”, a shake, your cards
    Mingle Music
  • 14. PAIR UP!Someone with a differentcolor card
  • 15. Evaluateyour expression
    Example:
    32 – 2 * 3
  • 16. Give each other the ‘Grate’ cheer!
    “You were
    grate! grate! …”
    while grating a lemon
  • 17. Go sit at the group of deskswith the # from your card
    Look at the sign above us!
  • 18. Pass card to your left
    Double-check that one
    All in the right group?
  • 19. 1. Know each other’s names??2. Pick a team name from a movie
    Now Learning:
    The Avatars
  • 20. Hey, you makin’ fun of my nose?
    Your Group Positions
    4
    1
    Shoulder
    Partners
    2
    3
    Face
    Partners
  • 21. 1’s stand up!
    4
    1
    2
    3
  • 22. 3’s stand up!
    4
    1
    2
    3
  • 23. Shoulder Partners high 5’s!
    4
    1
    2
    3
  • 24. Face Partners: fist bumps!
    4
    1
    2
    3
  • 25. Got your numbers?
    1’s: ”One for the money”
    2’s: ”Two for the show”
    3’s: ”Three to get ready”
    4’s: ”now go cat, go”
  • 26. Do the Antarctic Cheer!
    That wasbrrrrrrrilliant!
  • 27. Got it?
    OK, so why the penguins . . .
  • 28. Cooperative Groups
    Is it good for our colony?
  • 29. Cooperative Groups
    What’s in it for ME?
  • 30. Cooperative Groups
    Is it FUN?
  • 31. Which animals cooperate?and how?
    a) Think of some
    *don’t talk – think in your own head!
  • 32. 1’s
    grab the whiteboard
  • 33. Which animals cooperate?and how?
    b) Write one down and pass it:
    left
    Dung Beetles - share their dung
    . . .
    . . .
    (*keep passing until none left)
  • 34. Which animals cooperate?and how?
    c) 2’s share with class
    *2’s stand up!
  • 35. Which animals cooperate?and how?
    c) 2’s share with class
    *2’s stand up!
    Take your hands out
  • 36. Penguins
    You saw Happy Feet, right?
  • 37. Penguins
    We huddle in a storm, and rotate places!
  • 38. Penguins
    Mom & Dad take turns protecting me in their brood flap
    The other goes fishing and regurgitates it for me!
  • 39. Penguins
    And we’re VERY organized!
  • 40. Ants
  • 41. Bees
  • 42. Birds
  • 43. Chimpanzees
  • 44. Fish
  • 45. Meerkats
  • 46. Musk Oxen
  • 47. Did we forget any?
    Like, maybe, these?
  • 48. Last Activity!
    A: Individual (silent) writing
    Write 3-5 examples
    of
    cooperating
    humans
  • 49. B:Group share
    #4 reads his/hers
    Others write if they don’t have
    Rotate till got all
  • 50. Random class sharing
  • 51. That’s it for our intro toCooperative Learning
    Thanks for cooperating!
  • 52. Give yourselvesa
    “Yaaaay!”
    & the
    ‘ketchup’ clap!