Word of the Month

Cooperation

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is a process, and working together is success.” -Henry Ford


What is cooperation?

* Working well with other people
* Doing your best, and encouraging others to do their best
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Compromising- coming to an agreement
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Working together to complete a common goal

Synonyms for cooperation:
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Teamwork
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Collaboration
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Coordinating
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Partnership

What does cooperation look like?
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Supporting your classmates during a group project
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Working with your sports team to win a game/match
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Finding solutions to any problems together
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Sometimes not getting exactly what you want so that your team/group succeeds
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Listening to your teacher/guardian

Why is it important?
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Sometimes we can’t do things on our own, and need to work with others to succeed
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Teachers might assign group work, and we have to know how to work well with others to get the assignment done
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Many sports, after school programs, etc. involve cooperation to reach a goal
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It is an important life skill to have!

Videos that teach us cooperation:

1. Watch the penguins from Madagascar work together.
2. Watch good teamwork vs. bad teamwork.

Activity:

1. Watch the video of Miss L describing the activity

2. Complete the activity with someone at home!

3. Let Miss L know how it went!

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