“Now Turn To Your Partner And…”

Many, many activities in today’s classrooms involve partner/group work.┬áBut you don’t want kids to work with the same partner/group every time. So you need methods for grouping kids in a variety of ways. Below are a variety of table mats that teachers have used so that they can easily group kids by number, color, letter, etc.

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This kindergarten teacher used masking tape to give each student space at the desk (and the tape holds down her partner sheet).

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