Posts tagged with Team Challenge

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Making a Shaduf

We worked in our cooperative teams to make a model of an Ancient Egyptian shaduf.

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Words for said

As a class we read an excerpt from Roald Dahl’s Matilda.  We practised thundering voices, muttering, bellowing, shouting and whimpering!  In our cooperative groups, we had to make a list of all the alternative words for ‘said’, we could use our reading books to help us.  Finally, one stayed and three strayed to listen to […]

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Team Space – Posters

We worked with our shoulder partner to create a fact poster. Our success criteria, the posters should have a title have 3 facts be easy to read be eye-catching Our social goal was “everyone contributes” At the end of our task, we did a carousel around all the posters to see which ones met the […]

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Team Space – Beebot Challenge

This week, as part of our Space topic, Mrs C asked us to design a Beebot mat. Our success criteria was the Beebot mat had to- have a space theme be eye-catching  have 3 danger squares that Beebot had to avoid. We started by thinking of lots of different space ideas and space dangers, we thought […]

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Go Team Space!

We’ve made new cooperative groups so we can work together on some new team challenges. We were all given a part of jigsaw that made a different space picture and we had to find the other parts of the jigsaw to meet our new team mates. We then created a team identity by naming our […]

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Junk Monsters

Our task was to work cooperatively in a team to create a monster from junk materials. Our social goal was everyone contributes. It was pretty tricky, especially when Mrs C said the monster had to be able to stand all by itself without any support! We celebrated our successes with our team cheers. How do […]

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Building an Ancient Egyptian Shaduf

We worked together in teams of 2 or 4 to build an Ancient Egyptian shaduf.  A shaduf  helped the egyptians to move water from one level to another, it has to be balanced with a weight on the back to make it easier to lift the bucket of water. One group made big shadufs with […]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Words for said

  As part of a writing task, we read an extract from Gorgeous George on the SMARTboard and highlighted all the different ways the author used ‘said’ words. We practised shouting, ranting, muttering, moaning and saying with our eyes popping out of our heads! Then we worked in teams of three to list as many […]

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Team Space!

  Happy New Year!  Last Week was our first week back at school after our Christmas holiday.  Mrs C gave us all a quarter of a space picture and we had to find the other quarters to make a team.  Our new teams had time to decide on a team name and design a team […]

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Connecting Classrooms Glow Wiki

Over the past year we’ve been keeping an eye on P3S Superstars from Warddykes Primary School, Arbroath and their fantastic work via their blog. Mrs C and Mrs S (from P3S Superstars) emailed each other and decided it would be a great idea for their classes to work together on a project. Many ideas were […]

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Turning our classroom into a tomb!

Here are just a few of the activities we did to turn our classroom into a tomb! Our Great Pyramid Tour is on Tuesday 24th May, watch this space for more photos!

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Beebot Mats – Ancient Egyptian Style! by Lucy

We worked in teams of threes or twos. We had to design the beebot mat in an Ancient Egyptian theme and we had amazing ideas for the pictures. Our social goal was to encourage each other. It was so fun and everyone took part and encouraged each other, and this is the best bit about […]

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Sport Your Trainers

Today is Commonwealth Day and we were encouraged to Sport Your Trainers. Everyone in school took part by wearing their trainers instead of their normal shoes. We also worked in teams to design our own trainer, we had to make sure that everyone contributed in the group and we all agreed on the design – […]

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Junk Model Monsters

Our task was to work together as a group to create a monster from junk materials. It was pretty tricky, especially when Mrs C said the monster had to be able to stand all by itself without any support! How do you think we got on?

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Flat Stanley

We’ve been reading about the adventures of Flat Stanley in class. We decided work in groups to make a giant Flat Stanley, hoping we could fly him just like a kite as Arthur did in the story. We used our yellow and black thinking hats to evaluate how we got on. Leave a comment using […]