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Gaining cooperative experience - Evaluation

  • Age group:
    Students ages 6 to 10
  • When:
  • Time required:
    1 week or more,
    depending on project

Area of learning:

  • Citizenship and community life

Financial and cooperative skills

  • Understanding complementary strengths of different team members (ages 8 and 9)
  • Differentiating cooperative values (ages 10 and 11)
  • Recognizing local cooperatives (ages 6 and 7)
  • Understanding the role of members in a cooperative (ages 8 to 11)
  • Defining cooperatives and recognizing different types (ages 10 and 11)


Students evaluate their participation in the cooperative project, including their process and goals.

Task 1: Thinking about cooperative experience

Task objectives

At the end of this task, you will be able to evaluate the students' understanding of and commitment to cooperation.


  1. Hand out the Cooperative Experience Evaluation to students.
  2. Ask students to fill out the grid. Direct students to number 3 and explain each value. Give examples without making a direct link to the project to allow the students to make the connection themselves.
  3. Discuss the experience with students.

Teacher's notes

Tasks are for all primary school cycles.