Lone Learner vs. Team Player. Warm up. Discuss the following questions at your table: What is a literature circle? What are some advantages to reading the book in a group? What do you like and dislike about working in a group? What skills do you bring to your group?. Personality Quiz.
Discuss the following questions at your table:
Some people like to solve problems by themselves. Others work better in groups. Which kind are you, a lone learner or a team player? To find out, complete this personality quiz.
Choose one (1) word from the list below and set the timer for five (5) minutes. Write as many words as you can. Use only the letters in the word you choose. These must be real words of two (2) letters or more.
In groups of 3-4 people, choose a word from the list that none of you used in the Lone Learner Quiz. Work together as a team to come up with words using those letters. Put one person in charge of writing the words down. You have 5 minutes.