|Do you like
to work with friends during class? What happens when your friends
don't share with you or when you disagree? Do you get
Mad? Can you work through your arguements and be friends again?
By visiting the websites in the table below, you are going to learn how working together can be fun. Also, you will discover some ways to make working together easier.
|What does Teamwork Mean? ~ Do you know how to pronounce the word "teamwork"? Read the definition of "teamwork" and find out for yourself.|
County Wildcats vs. Valdosta Wildcats at Valdosta. Do football
teams have to work together? Watch this video to see how they all
work together to score points for the whole team.
Kids at Home ~ Learn how to make different types
play dough. Working with friends or parents, measure out the
ingredients and make the play dough. Be sure to ask an adult for
help if you use hot items (like boiling water or the stove).
|That's the way the Cookie Tumbles
~ Instructions for Oreo Competition. Groups compete
by stacking oreo's one on top of the other. Each person on the
team takes turns placing the cookies. The team that has the most
cookies stacked before it falls is the winner. Each team gets
three chances, and the highest number from those three chances is the
one that they use. (Other class trials and results: Mollie
Miller, and 6th
about Bobsled? ~ Watch a video about
working together to make, start, and steer a bobsled. What important
thing do they forget to consider? How are all the members of the
team needed? (To view the video click the button that reads
"Click here to Watch"
Loops to the Max ~ Have you ever wondered which
appeared most in the froot loops box? This class broke into
groups and guessed which color would have the most. Next, they
separated the froot loops by colors and counted how many were in each
color. (Other class trials and results: Lanise
Jacoby, Mary Kreul,
Nash's Class, and Ann
|Alpha-bits Online Project ~ Ever wonder what letter appears most in a box of Alpha-Bits cereal? This online project will help students work together to learn about estimation, averaging, counting, and more. (Other class trials and results: Effie Waquespack, Karla Karr, Kathie Sullivan, and Lanise Jacoby.)|
|Cooperation ~ What does it mean to cooperate with others? It is another way of saying that you work together as a team. This web site offers a story about cooperation and a game to see what values you have. Click on VIEW SITE if necessary.|
What does it take to work in a team? As cheerleaders, these girls
must work together to perform. Can you find different ways these
cheerleaders are working together?
~ Do dancers need to work
together? Watch the two videos on this web page to see how people
work together while dancing. Do you see anyone doing one thing by
themselves? Are some dancers doing the same thing at the same
Have you ever sat at your table during snack time and stacked your cookies one on top of the other? Did you wonder how many you could stack before the whole tower fell over? Some other students had the same question and they found out the answers. Teams worked together to stack the cookies, record how many they stacked, and measure how tall their stack was. Visit these web sites to see pictures of what other classes did: Mollie Borquist, Michelle Burroughs, Mrs. Miller, 6th Grade.
Do you think your group could stack more than the ones you saw? Get into your groups and find out!
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