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EDUC 450: Professional Clinical PracticeReflective Lesson Plan Model

Name: Mr. Rashad Paige Date: 4/2/14

PART I: PLANNING

Title of LessonAir Pollution- Can you breathe?

SourceIs this lesson original idea? If not, from what source did I borrow this lesson?Teacher Inspired

Subject Area (s)Science

Grade Level5th

Curriculum Standards

Standard 5-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of properties of matter. (Physical Science). 5-4.8 Explain how the mixing and dissolving of foreign substances is related to the pollution of the water, air, and soil.

Description and Background Information

Describe the lessons activities and content to provide a clear overview of the lesson. The lesson begins with each student receiving a cover mask so that their mouth and nose are covered. The progression of the lesson follows with the teacher asking students a simple question Can you breathe?. Students answer the question with a simple yes, no, some say little bit. The teacher explains why they were given a face mask; the teacher explains that in some parts of the world this is a very common thing due to air pollution. Various pictures are shown to students to build a visual recognition.

Lesson Objectives

What will students be able to do at the conclusion of this lesson? Make sure that your objective(s) are measurable. At the conclusion of the lesson students will be able to Explain how the mixing and dissolving of foreign substances is related to the pollution of the water, air, and soil.

Varying Objectives for Individuals Needs

How will I vary these objectives for students who do not understand the material? I will vary objectives with the use of peer tutoring, I will look to pair a weaker student with a stronger student. My hopes is that the weaker student will learn from the stronger student progress.How will I vary these objectives for students who have already mastered the concept?I will vary objectives with the use of peer tutoring, I will look to pair a stronger student with a weaker student. My hopes is that the stronger student will learn from the weaker student progress.

How will I vary these objectives for students who are presently learning English?

Statement of PurposeWhy is it important for the students to learn this content?It is important that students know this content because it is a standard that needs to be covered according to SC State Science Standards.

Materials and Resources

What materials and supplies are needed to help your students achieve the stated objectives? What will the teacher need? What will the students need? What other resources are needed? Will you use resource speakers? Teacher needs: Microsoft PowerPoint, YouTube, Facemasks, and Science Pass Coach bookStudent needs: Notebook, Science Pass Coach book, and Pencils

Anticipatory Set

What will you do to motivate the students and get their attention? What is the hook that will serve as a focus for the lessons activities? The distribution of facemasks to each student will serve as a hook to get students ready for the lesson on Air Pollution.

Part II: IMPLEMENTATIONPre-assessment

How will I find out what students already know about this topic? I will use various methods of questioning to find out what students already know.

Teacher Modeling or DemonstrationWhat will I do to show students what is expected? The teacher will model to students different parts of the world where air pollution is at its most prevalent. The teacher will also model what air pollution is in its literary definition.

Guided PracticeWhat will we do together as they learn how to succeed at the new task? The teacher and student will view and discuss various causes and effects of air pollution.

Checking for UnderstandingWhat questions will you ask to determine if students understand so far? What techniques or strategies will be used to determine if students understand so far? I would use an informal assessment where I ask students questions using the stages of Blooms Taxonomy. Can you name a form of air pollution? Can you provide an example of where air pollution may come from?

Independent PracticeWhat will students do by themselves to show that they have internalized the knowledge? Problems from the PowerPoint. Students will complete work independently in their Science Pass Coach book.

ClosureHow will I conclude the lesson and relate it to future experiences? How will you wrap up the lesson to reinforce concepts taught during the lesson? Each student will stand up, line up, and walk outside with their masks on to see if Air pollution is bad enough to which they need the mask. Students are to see can they breathe without the mask while standing outside.

Assessment(attach to lesson plan)What will students do to demonstrate what they have learned? Students will complete a standards practice worksheet from out of the Pass Coach book.

Extension ActivitiesWhat can students do at home or in the classroom to apply the knowledge or skills? How could you use your colleagues or community agencies to improve student performance? Students will be assigned homework which they are to google the five worst air polluted places in the world.

TechnologyHow will you use technology to assist students with learning the concepts? What technology will you use to enhance the delivery and comprehension of your content? I will use Microsoft PowerPoint and Youtube as my main sources of technology.

Connection Across the CurriculumHow will you connect this lesson with other content areas across the curriculum?

The Arts: Teacher plans as a guided practice activity students draw different types of air pollution.

Health: Teacher plans as a guided practice activity where use iPads to google the effects of air pollution on the human body.

Physical Education: Teacher plans as a guided practice activity where students go outside to look for evidence on the playground of air pollution.

PART III: REFLECTION

StrengthsDescribe the strengths of your instructional techniques, strategies and classroom management.Describe the strengths of student engagement.

Strengths of the lesson consisted of students being drawn in with a solid hook at the beginning, interesting worldly facts during the middle of the lesson, solid videos throughout, and a closure activity that allowed students the chance to observe the concept in a real world environment.

WeaknessesDescribe the weaknesses of your instructional techniques, strategies and classroom management. Describe the weaknesses of student engagement.

The weaknesses included not enough masks for the large class size, a couple of videos were not played due to being blocked under district regulations.

Suggestions for ImprovementWhat would you change when teaching this lesson again? I would change the fact that I ran out of face masks for the large class size and I would also look to download the videos I wanted the night before so they would be ready for the day before.

Revised 6-2013THE CLAFLIN IMPERATIVEPREPARING STDUENTS FOR LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE IN AMULTICULTURAL, GLOBAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY

CLAFLIN UNIVERSITYSCHOOL OF EDUCATIONREFLECTIVE LESSON PLAN MODEL RUBRIC

Candidate____________________________________ Title of Lesson ________________________________________________ Date:________________

Target (5 Points)Highly Acceptable (4 Points)Acceptable(3 Points)Moderately Acceptable(2 Points)Unacceptable(1 Point)Score

INTRODUCTION(Title, Source, Subject Area, Grade Level)ACEI .1.0The candidate includes all introductory components and all components are appropriate to the lessonThe candidate includes most introductory components that are appropriate to the lessonThe candidate includes some introductory components that are appropriate to the lesson

The candidate includes only one introductory component that is appropriate to the lessonThe candidate fails to include the Introductory components

CURRICULUMSTANDARDS2.1-2.7The candidate identifies all appropriate standards for the lesson.The candidate identifies some of the standards that are appropriate for the lesson.The candidate identifies some appropriate standards and some inappropriate standards for the lesson.

The candidate lists standards, but standards are inappropriate for the lesson.The candidate fails to identify curriculum standards.

DESCRIPTION AND BACKGROUND INFORMATIONACEI 1.0; 3.1The candidate describes the lessons activities and content in a detailed manner.The candidate describes the lessons activities and content in a manner that provides a clear overview of the lessonThe candidate identifies the lessons activities and content but fails to provide a clear overview of the lesson

The candidate identifies the lessons activities or the lessons contentThe candidate fails to identify the lessons activities and content

LESSON OBJECTIVES2.1-2.7The candidate includes concise, clearly written, measurable performance objectives for all standardsThe candidate includes measurable performance objectives, but objectives are not clearly or concisely written for the lessonThe candidate includes clearly written objectives that are not measurableThe candidate includes objectives that are not measurable or clearly writtenThe candidate fails to include objectives for the lesson

DIFFERENTIATION OF OBJECTIVESACEI 3.2The candidate varies all objectives to promote rigor and challenge for all students, including diverse students, , and identifies teacher actions that accommodate diverse students needs

The candidate varies most of the objectives to promote rigor and a challenge for all students, including diverse students, and identifies teacher actions that accommodate diverse students needsThe candidate varies some of the objectives to address diverse students needs and includes some teacher actions that accommodate those needsThe candidate does not vary the objectives, but the candidate identifies teacher actions that accommodate diverse students needs.The candidate fails to differentiate objectives

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The candidate clearly explains the importance of the content for the student.The candidate appropriately explains the importance of the content for the student, but more information is needed.The candidate makes an adequate attempt to explain the importance of the content to for the student..The candidate does not explain the relevance of the content for the student.The candidate makes no attempt to explain the relevance of the content for the student

MATERIALS AND RESOURCESACEI 1.0The candidate provides comprehensive lists of lesson materials and resources with explanations of how they will be used by the teacher and studentsThe candidate provides comprehensive lists of lesson materials and resources to be used by the teacher and the students, but no explanationsThe candidate provides lists of some of the materials and resources to be used by the teacher and the students for the lessonThe candidate provides a list of lesson materials and resources to be used by the teacher or the students, but not bothThe candidate fails to provide a list of materials and resources for the lesson

LESSON DESIGN3.1-3.5The candidate clearly describes a well-organized student centered lesson that reflects all organizational issues: pre-assessment, motivation (anticipatory set), purpose, modeling/demonstration, guided and independent practice, closure, extension activities and other instructional strategies. The lesson plan reflects differentiated instruction

The candidate clearly describes a student-centered lesson that reflects most of the organizational issues:pre-assessment, motivation, purpose, modeling/demonstration, guided and independent practice, closure, extension activities and other instructional strategies. The lesson plan reflects differentiated instruction

The candidate clearly describes a student-centered lesson that contains few of the organizational issues, and addresses some differentiated instruction.The candidate describes a lesson that is somewhat student-centered with few of the organizational issues, with no differentiated instructionThe candidate describes an ill-planned lesson that is not student-centered or the candidate fails to describe the lesson

KEY ASSESSMENTSACEI 4.0

The candidate describes specific assessments that correlate to all of the objectives and lessonThe candidate describes assessments that correlate to some of the objectives and the lessonThe candidate includes assessments that correlate to the objectives and the lesson, but do not describe them

The candidate includes assessments that do not correlate to the objectives and the lessonThe candidate fails to include assessments

CHECKING FOR UNDERSTANDINGACEI 3.1-3.5

The candidate describes and lists specific strategies and techniques and/or lists questions to be asked to check for understandingThe candidate describes and lists several strategies/ techniques and questions to be asked to check for understandingThe candidate lists and describes strategies/techniques, but does not list any questionsThe candidate lists questions, but fails to describe or list strategies and techniquesThe candidate does not list or describe any strategies/techniques or asks questions to check for understanding

TECHNOLOGY3.1-3.5The candidate meaningfully incorporates and describes student used technology in the lesson or explains why technology cannot be meaningfully incorporatedThe candidate meaningfully incorporates and describes teacher used technology in the lessonThe candidate incorporates and describes technology in the lesson in superficial ways.The candidate incorporates technology in the lesson in superficial ways; candidate does not describe the use of technologyThe candidate fails to address the issue of technology

PRESENTATIONS & CONVENTIONSACEI 5.1The candidate demonstrates a high level of competence in spelling, grammar and typingThe candidate demonstrates competence in spelling, grammar and typing, but exhibits few errorsThe candidate demonstrates sufficient competence in spelling, grammar and typing, but exhibits several errorsThe candidate demonstrates little competence in spelling, grammar and typing, through many errorsThe candidate demonstrates little competence in spelling, grammar and typing through a significant number of errors

EXTENSION ACTIVITIESACEI 5.3-5.4

The candidate provides more than one extension activity to connect the lesson with the home, community and community agenciesThe candidate provides at least one extension activity to connect the lesson with the home and community, but not community agenciesThe candidate provides extension activities that connect the home, but not the community and community agenciesThe candidate provides extension activities that do not connect the home, community and community agenciesThe candidate fails to provide extension activities

CONNECTION ACROSS THE CURRICULUMACEI 2.8The candidate includes connections to all of the curriculum content areas during the lesson.The candidate includes connections to at least 5 of the 7 curriculum areas in the lessonThe candidate includes connections to the four core content areas in the lessonThe candidate connects the lesson to at least two curriculum content areasThe candidate fails to connect the lesson to other curriculum content areas

REFLECTIONSACEI 5.1The candidate provides thorough information that shows an understanding of the effectiveness and ineffectiveness of the lesson; gives information regarding changes for future implementation of the lessonThe candidate somewhat provides information that shows an understanding of the effectiveness of the lesson; gives information regarding changes for future implementation of the lessonThe candidate provides information regarding the effectiveness and ineffectiveness of the lesson, but gives no information regarding future implementationThe candidate provides superficial information regarding the effectiveness and the ineffectiveness of the lesson, and gives no information regarding future implementation of the lesson.The candidate fails to provide information regarding reflections from the implementation of the lesson

T OT A L

Revised 1-2012