Unit 2: For Students--Independent Learners as Productive Group Members


Unit 2—Independent Learners as Productive Group Members

Note to Teachers: Assign cooperative learning groups of 4-6 prior to this unit

Imagine combining your independent progress with those of successful independent learners… the amount of work, research, and learning MULTIPLY!!

However—Productivity only happens when independent learners become successful group members.

Unit 2 Objective

By the end of this unit, you will demonstrate effective communication and group work by adopting the strategies needed to be effective when researching independently as a member of the group.

  • Consider the essential understandings (document 3) for this unit and brainstorm your initial responses.

Enter into Unit 2-For Students: Lesson 1