Student Group Dynamic Checklist

Names in group _____________________________________                                               Date: Discussed: ____________

Criteria
Inappropriate
Appropriate
Very Good
Exemplary
Decision Making One person dominates decision- making. Some students contribute to decision-making. Most students contribute to decision-making. Students contribute to decision-making.
Social Interaction Students frequently interrupt and/or put down the views of others. Students do not ask questions or clarification. Students pay attention to the group discussion. Some students ask questions and build on others comments. Body and/or verbal responses indicate active listening. Most students ask questions and build on others comments. Students respect and encourage the views of others. Students ask questions or clarification. Students build on others comments.
Contributing Students do not contribute in any positive way to the group work. Some students contribute positively to the group work. Most students contribute positively to the group work. Students consistently contribute in a positive way to the group work.
On Task Behaviour Students exhibit on-task behaviour inconsistently Students exhibit on-task behaviour some of the time. Most students exhibit on-task behaviour most of the time. Students exhibit on-task behaviour consistently.
Group Structure and Functioning With assistance, students have difficulty sequencing steps. Task is not completed on time. With assistance, students are able to sequence steps. Rush to complete task. Division of tasks and responsibilities if inefficient and wastes time. Students complete a sequence of steps. Complete task on time. The leader assigns responsibilities and tasks. Students complete a clear and logical sequence of steps. Complete task with form and reflection and revision. Members volunteer to take responsibilities and roles.