Participating and Contributing

• Has a sense of belonging to our class/school

• Shares and listens to ideas and experiences

• Understands the idea of working as a team

• Takes responsibility to contribute to keeping our class tidy

• Works confidently in group settings

• Contributes ideas to group activities

• Participates and contributes ideas in class discussions

• Takes part fairly in a game or activity

• Follows simples rules

• Makes sensible choices with support

• Willing to try new things

• Often needs to observe an activity for some time before he/she will give it a go

• Understands the need for rules and follows them

• Works co-operatively with a variety of peers

• Takes an active role in group

• Takes a leadership role in a small group

• Listens respectfully to others and shows them he/she is listening by responding appropriately

• Accepts others ideas and contributes related ideas of his/her own

• Confidently speaks to a large audience

• Confidently participates in new situations

• Influences others to make sensible decisions