US26625 Speaking - Group Problem-Solving - Work It

US26625 Speaking - Group Problem-Solving - Work It


This task helps students achieve NZQA’s Unit Standard 26625 Actively Participate in Spoken Interactions - version 6.  For this standard, students are required to participate in THREE different interactions (at least one of which must be in a small group).  This resource covers ONE of those – speaking interactively in a group situation.


Students are told how many companies like to observe candidates in a group work scenario before they decide who to employ.  This is their scenario – each group member is vying for the job by showing how well they can interact.  They first learn basic tools that help them participate actively in a group discussion.  They then pre-plan a camping trip individually, later taking their ideas to a group discussion with the goal of coming to a consensus about where the group should go camping, meal plans, what to take, and how they will get there.


As with all our task booklets, this resource:

  • Comes with a clear and user-friendly coversheet.
  • Is available in Microsoft Word and Google Doc formats - use it as is or edit it to suit your/your students' needs. 
  • Is available in a type-on PDF format. No editing, but nor do you have to worry about format. 
  • Is primarily designed to be shared with students digitally but can also be printed.
  • Is designed to ensure students SUCCEED. 
  • Includes tables and templates, providing a structured and scaffolded approach.
  • Contains hyperlinks (where necessary) for easy referral to parts within the document and also to external web sources.
  • Includes short breaks when students can watch YouTube clips about daring or interesting things … then it’s back into it!
  • Sharing/Copying this Resource

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