Prep

Cooperation games are a great way to teach teamwork and strategy. In this activity, students will practice their cooperation skills to make sure everyone “catches Lester,” or touches a ball, in the shortest amount of time possible.

Students will:

  • Work together to create strategies to accomplish a goal
  • Cooperate to apply these strategies

Materials:

  • Medium size ball (dodgeball size)
  • Stopwatch (like on a smartphone)

Approximate Lesson Length: 30 minutes

Pre-Activity Discussion (5 Minutes)

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Post-Activity Discussion (5 Minutes)

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