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Name: Heather Tschoepe Date: 5/12/2020 John Hustead PreAP Chemistry 1. This is PreAp Chemistry teacher John Hustead. The beginning of the lesson shows the students working on 'bell work'. Why or why not is "bell work" important? As you begin to watch the video, reflect on why Mr. Hustead has the students complete a 'bell work' activity and how Mr. Hustead holds the students accountable for the 'bell work'. He gives the students adequate time to be able to do the “bell work”. He does also tell them in a rushing way, which meant all of them should have been prepared and ready for the assignment. 2. Note that Mr. Hustead is 'cold calling' on students to answer his questions. Why is he doing this? Reflect. This means that students know that at any given moment, the students need to be prepared to answer a question. He is holding them accountable for being prepared. You heard one student say he had trouble with the question. Mr. Hustead respectively reminded him that he had his notes from yesterday there by giving him a hint to look at his notes. Mr. Hustead did not scold or embarrass the student. He instead helped him by reminding him to use his notes to help him answer the question. Ultimately, the student answered the question. That is the goal. Reflect on what you have learned. Cold calling students allows for the teacher to check to see who is paying attention to what they are talking about. It, also, allows the teacher to observe if the student is

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