- Respect one another within the group: all members have something important
to contribute. Be civil, be polite.
- Concentrate on learning the material and solving the problems. Social talk
is allowed but should not dominate.
- Everyone must fulfill their obligations as a member of the group.
- Each person must help to solve the problem. If someone is not helping
the other group members need to encourage that person to contribute.
- There will always be people who understand things more quickly than
others but they will not necessarily always be the same people. Help each
- Never sit passively and let one person do all the work; to get a good
participation grade everyone must contribute.
- Do not split up the work! Everyone works every problem.
The teacher will observe you during group work and assign you an individual
grade. Your teacher will classify your participation as
this member always contributes to the group in a positive manner and is
always polite and productive.
this member does the work, mostly helps the group and is usually
positive, polite, and productive.
this member does the work but is sometimes impolite, nonproductive and/or
negative and may not work with the group.
this member goes their own way but gets some work done and may contribute
to some small degree.
this member tries sometimes but is mostly uncooperative, nonproductive,
impolite and/or negative.
this member doesn’t buy in to the whole “group thing”,
makes essentially no contribution to the group and gets practically no