Setting and enforcing strong expectations for group work from the beginning of the year can make all the difference in the world.
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Fourth Grade Classroom Procedures This is a good idea to have hanging in the classroom so that way the students know the proper way to work while in small groups.
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The Brown-Bag Teacher: Kagan Cooperative Learning - Working with a Partner poster freebie
Use this Group Work Expectations Poster to help your little monsters stay on task during group work. This poster, along with several mini-lessons,...
Here's a nice I CAN anchor chart for working in a group.
Chalkboard theme Group work rules in 16x20. Printed at Staples as a Blueprint is $2!!!
Colorful Cooperative Learning Poster- Having posters around the classroom to help students remember ways to work together will help build community and establish expectations.
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