In accordance with the Common Core students will be spending more time working collaboratively to improve their social and academic skills. Our Integrated Thematic Unit allows students many opportunities to work in groups to create a product that demonstrates their learning.
Each of the tasks listed below will contain all six elements of Cooperative Learning:
Positive Interdependence, Individual and Group Accountability, Group Processing,
Social Skills, Face-to-Face Interaction, and a Specific Task. This method of learning will promote and enhance student learning in each of the content areas, as well as their skill in collaboration.