Beginner Cooperative Strategies For the Proficiency Levels Line-Ups Formations, Early Intermediate Timed-PairShare Mix-FreezeGroup, One student talks for specified time and the other listens. Then they switch roles. Similarity Groups Fan-N-Pick, Corners Students move to different areas (lines, groups, corners) of the room, depending on their point of view response choices. This activity may help them see that not everyone shares the same point of view, and it may stretch their own way of thinking. Students play a card game to respond to questions written on card. Intermediate Early Advanced Rally Robin, Talking Chips, In pairs, students alternate generating oral responses. Numbered Heads Together After the teacher asks a question, students write their own answer, discuss it in their groups, signal they are ready, and the teacher calls a number. Students with that number respond using a range of simultaneous response modes. Showdown, Match Mine, Spin-NReview Review questions, Spin-N-Review game board, and game marker. Discuss a topic in groups using a set number of “chips” placed on table until all are gone. Timed Pair Share, students have 30 seconds to turn to partners and share their responses this allows time for both rehearsal and immediate feedback . One Stray One teammate strays from his or her team to a new team to share information or projects.