Family Involvement Plan
TWS Standard: The preservice teacher involves childrens families into the project of
study. A strong home-school connection is important for childrens success in this
During the course of the unit the teacher will use a va
Classroom Management Plan
Classroom management is a vital aspect of the classroom. The key to good
classroom management is establishment, consistency, and enforcement. Establishment
means that all students are aware of all procedures, rules,
Design for Instruction
TWS Standard: The teacher candidate designs instruction for specific learning goals,
student characteristics, and learning contexts.
Results of the Pre-assessment
To properly analyze the results the pre-assessment I administered in
Geometric Shapes and Patterns
CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.C.5 Generate a number or shape pattern that follows a
given rule. Identify apparent features of the pattern that were not explicit in the rule
Geometric manipulatives, penci
Getting Your Hands Dirty: My Philosophy of Education
Kids on average spend 1200 hours in school every year. Those hours can be
wasted on 1200 hours of busy work or they can be preserved with 1200 hours of learning.
To me the difference is ho
Dear Parents and Guardians,
It has been a very busy week with your fourth grade students. I hope
you and your family enjoyed the snow days we had last week. This week in
math we haven working with fractions. Students are learning to compare
TWS Standard: The pre-service teacher sets significant, challenging, varied, and
appropriate learning goals.
1. Students will be able to describe what slavery was like in America was in
the mid-1800s, and demonstrate this knowledge by writi
Contextual Factors: Clark-Vitt Elementary
The School and District
Clark-Vitt Elementary School is one of three elementary schools in the Union
School district. The building houses upper elementary grades, which include fourth
through sixth g
Name: _Book Title: _PenguinsbyJaneP.Resnick
What Does the Animal Look Like?
What Does the Animal Eat?
Where Does the Animal Live?
ELE EDU: 4341
Diane Luth and Zach Williams
All of About Animals
TITLE OF UNIT: Animals/Living Organisms
COURSE: Science GRADE: 1st
LENGTH OF UNIT: (in days or class meetings) 7 Lessons 1 lesson/per day
MATERIALS NEEDED: Various
RATIONALE (why is this impo
1982 First book written by Cynthia Rylant, this is a lovely story
of her own childhood in the Appalachian Mountains,
written as a narrative in first person
Activity Name: Musical Line Movements
Type of Lesson: Locomotor
Teacher: Rhonda Erickson
Formation: Spread out all
Instructional Approach: Direct
Number of Players: Ideal
class size; 15-25
Grade Level: PreK-1
Concept Teaching Model Lesson Plan
Alignment with Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.1e Form and use prepositional phrases.
Given a variety of avenues and resources, students will be able to locate prepositions
and prepositional phrases with 80% accuracy.
Stand If You Can
How it ties into Blooms Chapter 8: Chapter 8 in Blooms text talks a lot about the need
for a teacher to create and support a classroom that is a community of learners who are
respectful to one another. This lessons focus is on getting stu
1) Prepositions Lesson Plan
Plan for Assessment
The teacher candidate uses multiple assessment modes and approaches aligned with learning goals to assess student
learning before, during, and after instruction.