Grouping Packet: Strategies, Documentation, Expectations & Self-assessment

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This product is designed to support grouping in any classroom (upper elementary, middle or high school).

It contains quick and easy ways to create heterogeneous and homogeneous groups while allowing you to document your grouping strategies. In addition, it contains rubrics to assess group work along with student & group self-assessments. To even further support grouping in your classroom, this product contains group jobs and expectations for any group situation and specific group jobs and expectations for literature circles.

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1. Teacher Observation Rubric for Group Work: Use this rubric to grade your students’ group work. The rubric is broken into three stages (at the beginning of the meeting, completing the assignment, and group communication). Students are graded based on exceeding grade level expectations, meeting grade level expectations, achieving below grade level expectations, or working significantly below grade level expectations.

2. Teacher Observation Rubric (fill in the blank) for Group Work: This rubric is empty to allow you to choose what you would like to grade your students on. Use this rubric to grade your students’ group work. The rubric is broken into three stages (at the beginning of the meeting, completing the assignment, and group communication). Students are graded based on exceeding grade level expectations, meeting grade level expectations, achieving below grade level expectations, or working significantly below grade level expectations.

3. Teacher Record for Student Groups: Teachers will use this sheet to keep a record of students working together as well as skill/objective and type of groups (heterogeneous/homogeneous) used in each project.

4. Teacher Grouping Log: Teachers will use this sheet to record all grouping strategies within your classroom.

5. Group Evaluation and Assessment Form: Students will use this form to assess group progress. In addition it will allow students to communicate with the teacher on the progress of group work along with group dynamics.

6. Exit Slips for Group Evaluations: Students will use this form to communicate with the teacher about group progress. In this exit slip, students can request individual or group intervention from the teacher.

7. Peer Evaluation and Assessment Form: Students will use this form to evaluate each member of his or her group. Students will assess peer contribution, completed work, quality of work, and supporting team members. Students will rate their peers from 4-1 (above average, average, below average, and unacceptable).

8. Group Expectations Handout: This handout is designed to remind groups of expectations. Students are taught to GROUP: G: Give Feedback R: Respect Others O: On Task U: Use soft voices P: Participate actively and S: Stay with group at all times.

9. Group Expectations (fill in the blank) Handout: This handout is blank and is designed for students to take notes on GROUP. G: Give Feedback R: Respect Others O: On Task U: Use soft voices P: Participate actively and S: Stay with group at all times.

10. Appointment Clocks AM and PM: Appointment Clocks are used for students to create 24 different pairs/teams to work with at any given time. These pairs can be called on at any time during any lesson.

11. Student Contact List: Student Contact lists are another way for students to create 30 different pairs/ teams to work with at any given time. These pairs can be called on at any time during any lesson.

12. Group Jobs and Expectations: 11 different jobs can be given to group members. Each job has specific expectations. One page is left blank for the teacher to create his or her own job and expectation.

13. Group Jobs and Expectations (specific to literature circles): 7 different jobs are given specifically to literature circles. Each job has specific expectations. One page is left bland for the teacher to create his or her own job and expectation.

Created by Illuminating Literacy

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Grouping Packet: Strategies, Documentation, Expectations &
Grouping Packet: Strategies, Documentation, Expectations &
Grouping Packet: Strategies, Documentation, Expectations &
Grouping Packet: Strategies, Documentation, Expectations &