Team Work

Students will identify teamwork qualities and practice using them in various discussions and activities. Students will work in groups to put a puzzle together and create a new style car using team work to accomplish the tasks. Students will identify teamwork qualities and practice using them in various discussions. Attachments are Team_Work_lesson_plan.doc File contains lesson plan procedures. Team_Work.ppt File contains PowerPoint presentaions following lesson plan outline. Fortune_500.doc Chart showing what Fortune 500 companies want in an employee. Why_Employees_Stay_at_their_Job_Long_Term.doc Chart showing what employees place value on in a job/career.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.4
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.6
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating a command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (See grades 11-12...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience....
CLE 3005.2.6
Deliver effective oral presentations.
CLE 3005.2.7
Participate in work teams and group discussions.
CLE 3005.3.3
Organize ideas into an essay with a thesis statement in the introduction, well-constructed paragraphs, a conclusion, and transition sentences that connect...
TSS.ELA.11-12.SL.CC.1
Initiate and participate effectively with varied partners in a range of collaborative discussions on appropriate 11th - 12th grade topics, texts, and...
TSS.ELA.11-12.SL.PKI.4
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective so that listeners can follow the line of reasoning;...
TSS.ELA.11-12.SL.PKI.6
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
TSS.ELA.11-12.W.PDW.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
TSS.ELA.11-12.W.TTP.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to analyze, synthesize, and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the...
 
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Learning objectives: 

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will identify teamwork qualities and practice using them in various discussions.

Lesson Variations

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Applying

Helpful Hints

Materials:
1 puzzle for every four students. Prize for winning group Apollo 13 movie Why Employees Stay at their Job Long Term Fortune 500’s Most Valued Characteristics in an Employee Colored paper Card stock Marshmallows Toothpicks Markers Glue Paper clips Small plastic cups Brads Blank transparencies (anything else you could find that they could use) 

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