Handout: Allocating Resources for the Quiz
Depending on its size, each group will have access to the following resources during the upcoming quiz:
|Group Size||Texts||Time (minutes)||Chairs||Pencils|
The following rules must be followed while taking the quiz:
Just before the quiz is passed out, the teacher will randomly assign a new identity to each student. After receiving new identities, each group will be composed as follows, according to its size:
Unless the students in a group decide otherwise, the resources will be allocated as follows:
Each group can change any part of this proposed allocation if a majority votes in favor of an alternative allocation. Only the proposed allocation can be changed. The resources and rules may not be changed.
Our group hereby agrees to redistribute resources as follows:
______ minutes of time:
What is your group doing about the "poor" student who must buy a pencil?
Your new identity (circle the characteristics of your new identity)
Wealthy/Poor/Neither African-American/Anglo/Hispanic Male/Female
How will you take the quiz?
Are you allowed to use your own pencil? Yes/No (If you answered no, are you able to buy a pencil? Yes/No)
How many minutes will you have to take the quiz? _______________
Can you use a chair? Yes/no/sometimes
Can you use the text? Yes/no/sometimes