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Ministry of Education.

Learning task 3

Learning intention(s) Developing group work skills
KCs/ Principles/Values focus KCs:
Managing self – understanding how to work in a group to achieve a task

Developing group work skills

  1. Introduce the survival game and the outcomes expected and the assessment criteria.
  2. Discuss effective group work. Assess your own group work skills. Make a goal of your own to focus on.
  3. Outline task of having to plan and make your survival board game. Allocate jobs and responsibilities among your group.
  4. Do a practice group work task with either the moon task or the flood task.
  5. Make and work on your survival game. Use materials from school and home to make it.
  6. At the end of each period complete a short reflection on how you worked as a group. (e.g. Think, Pair, Share)
  7. At the end of the making period (about a week) play each other’s games and do a peer assessment of the games.
  8. Complete a self-evaluation of your goal for group work.

Published on: 18 Jan 2011