In socials we were put into “families” (groups) to do an activity called “A struggling family”. In this group we got a four year plan about what happens to the family and ways we could live by making big life decisions for this “family”. I had to use my communication skills and my critical thinking. I had to communicate my ideas and hear what others had to say. Then I had to use my critical thinking because I had to figure out what we were willing to give up and what we weren’t willing to. Then also who would make sacrifices and who wouldn’t and what was most important. We had to find a common ground on each decision and what we thought was the best choice. I think this project forced me to communicate so they would understand my ideas and to force me to make more well thought out suggestions and ideas.