|These girls were really funny; always talking about how they|
were going to work together but not always achieving
success in those endeavors.
First graders completed a Rizzi City project a few weeks ago. Our next project was to further explore Rizzi by working collaboratively to create a mural of a city. Students worked in groups of 4-5. It's alway interesting to see what will happen with a collaborate project. Some students do terrific with this style work; others struggle. You quickly can identify those who will take on leadership and will moderate the group and those that will hang back and wait for instructions from the self appointed group leader. You also will identify those that will attempt to engage as little as possible. I always tells them that the purpose of the project is to
|These guys are doing really well sharing the work load|
|Super group dynamic here and they took turns being in charge|
|A closer look at the actual project|