Observing A Second Grade Classroom With A 5th Year Teacher Essay

1004 Words Oct 18th, 2016 5 Pages
I have been observing a second grade classroom with a 5th year teacher. I have been able to observe three times. The first day I went to observe was October 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The second day I was able to observe was October 4th from noon to 3:00. My third observation was October 11th from noon to 3:00. I like that I was able to observe both the morning and the afternoon exposing me to both their morning and classroom routines and events. When I went into the classroom from 8:00-9:30, I experienced many different events. As students enter the classroom, they are to begin working on their drops in the bucket. Once finished with that, they then start reading an Accelerated Reader book. The teacher gives ample time for every student to finish their drops in the bucket and then they grade it with a red pen. After grading the drops in the bucket, the teacher splits students into reading groups. One group stays at their desks to write a journal entry while another group goes to a designated area to read on iPads. The third group meets at a kidney table with the teacher to read articles on chrome books. This was all I got to observe before I had to leave for my 10:00 class. When I went into the classroom during the afternoon, I observed different events. The students came in after their activity time and they know to come in quietly and start reading. They read for 15 minutes and then the teacher passes out a proofreading activity. The students and teacher do the…

Related Documents