If it has changed why has it changed? If your definition has stayed the same why did it stay the same?” Application: • The students will research and bring in one article that describes the actual event of their situation. • The students will read the article using close reading strategies. • They will do a PIN reading which is they record something positive, interesting, and negative from what they read. • “For homework tonight your job is to research the situation that you and your group examined closely.
Students will be able to answer and discuss questions about the book la forma de las cosas/the shape of things. Language and Literacy/Academic Language Reading: I will read La Forma de las Cosas by Dayle Ann Dodds to the students. Students will read the vocabulary words in House Shapes Worksheet. Writing: Students will be asked to label the shapes in their house by writing the first letter of the name of the shape or by writing the name of the shape. Listening: Students will listen to the teacher read the story and ask questions about the shapes in the book.
As I have learned how to conduct writing conferences, I know that the words that I choose to use will greatly impact my student’s learning. Questions such as, “What are you doing as a writer today?” will challenge my students to see themselves as writers and be able to think through their process of writing. (25) In addition, while teaching number talks, I have asked the question, “How did you figure that out?” (31). This shows the student that I care about what they have to say and how they solved a problem. I have learned in all the readings this semester and in every class how important it is to be student-centered.
Finally, all materials that are presented to the class contain an image to direct students’ attention to important details. This symbol has been utilized throughout the school year, so students are aware of its purpose prior to this lesson. To specifically aid the English Language Learner present in my classroom, the student will be supplied with a diagram of the story framework and additionally summary notes of each chapter to aid her while independently reading. More so, to aid the Special Education student in my classroom, the student will be supplied with a diagram of the story framework and annotated notes of the text chapters. Both specialized learners will receive electronical notes of group large group discussions, taken
Ms. Rodrigues arrange the classroom setting too create a learning environment depending on the children interest following the creative curriculum. The teachers always accommodate the learning areas, for the students to make free choice, but the teachers also guide their young learners during play. On April 23, 2015 the observation took about one hour, upon my arrival children were finishing their breakfast, and choosing learning areas to play. In this classroom the teachers practice free choice, which provide students the opportunity to choose their learning area of interest. This is crucial in early child development setting because it provides students confidence about themselves, and encourage them to think to make decisions.
First repertoire, which is talk for everyday life is obviously being applied in any classroom. It support everyday human interaction and help students to develop, explore and utilize transactional talk, exploratory talk and so on. Learning talk provides students with not only factual answers but also allows them to narrate, explain, evaluate and many more. Teaching talk involves teacher in rote (where I drill any ideas facts and routine through repetition), recitation (recall or test what is expected to be known by using short question or key point), instruction (give order to student and tell them what and how to do; lab tutorial, project etc) and exposition (imparting information and explaining). The last repertoire (classroom organization) allows teacher to make use of five ways of organizing interaction.
I will improve by communicating with people. I will improve this by practicing writing everyday at home and use stronger vocab words in it, I will improve reading by getting books from library or buying in the books store all them and I will defined the words that I don’t know and take notes. After I finish with this I will get job and make all money to help my
Literacy; the ability to read and write. Something that the world does daily, but the skills we acquire in order to do this develop over the course of our education. The awareness of sounds in language, variations in print and layout, relationships between words and sounds, vocabulary and spelling are all basic literacy skills that we have acquired in order to read and write. My interest in this topic stemmed from my English lessons, when discussing the novels we were currently studying, I began to question why we read the works we do how they help us progress as literary analysts. *add more here* This topic is essential as literacy is integral to our daily lives and as a student, I find it important to question why the works that we study
By using graphic organizers, Endacott and Brooks state “when the affective component of historical empathy has been emphasized and examined, students have demonstrated various forms of care for the subjects of their study.” Along with enabling students with historical empathy strategies, the history professional learning community must focus on building literacy skills by using common reading and writing techniques such as close reading and comprehension skills. As a professional development opportunity, the teacher will spend time in the English Department’s learning community to gain relevant reading comprehension strategies. Feedback Once the walk-through document is submitted, teachers receive instant feedback. This email is often followed up with a clarifying conversation if either party feels it necessary. At this time, our walkthrough plan does not include a built-in post conference opportunity.
The period of time that I will be reviewing is coming from Mrs. Porter’s first and second grade ELL classroom. Pseudonyms will be in place for all students and teachers present in this description and story. On this particular day I was to help out at a literacy station. Stations are a regular routine in this classroom for all subjects, and the students really do enjoy this part of the day. It breaks up learning into different activities that are both individual practice and group work.
By implementing literature circle all the students are reading at their level and with people from their level. Forming reading level groups, will help those students that need extra time reading to take their time and be helped by those of their level. Also, it helps advance readers will be challenge with a higher level of vocabulary that will be introduce in the reading. In classes I have observe this method of teacher is implied, but all students are reading the same books. The only different were the reading assignments were modified based on their academic level.