Essay on How Successful Was The Lesson?
I feel that the lesson went extremely well, the students paid attention and even used the new strategy that was taught in their daily work. My class loves to participate in Math and continues to build their strategy library daily. Student did learn from the lesson, they learned how to double their factors and half them and still come up with the same answer. Some students even used this strategy in their daily work activities that we checked in class together. Students continue to use their strategy of breaking the problem into smaller increments to help them solve the equation faster and easier.
2. If you have samples of student work, what do they reveal about the students’ levels of engagement and understanding? Do they suggest modifications in how you might teach this lesson in the future?
As of right now I no longer have samples of students work, because I returned their work to them. When we ended the unit I allowed them to take their unit packet home to their families to show them what we are working on in class. Before they took their packets home I did take a look at their work. Their daily practice from this particular lesson shows that they were very engaged in the lesson and were paying attention. They understood how to double or half their factors and still come up with the same answer. The also understand how to break up the up into…