Second Period Class Analysis
I arrived at the pre-Kindergarten School 20 minutes to 9:40 A.M. At this time, Parker was preparing for her second period class. During this class, Ms. Parker takes the children through her “Fine Motor Skills Development” lesson that is typical for most pre-kindergarten lessons. It was a fairly warm and windy morning. In front on the schoolyard are children playing around. The mood is good and students are busy with various activities. I spot a couple of friends playing around jovially. I realize that the dressing is significantly elegant with the latest versions.
O.C (Observer Comments): This school is most likely a upper class with students coming from well-off families. The fashion and joy exhibited by the students tell it all. Additionally, I could relate the school with that of valuing playtime for social cohesion and development.
When walking down to Ms. Parker’s office, children were returning for the next period. I could spot teachers in front of their respective class doors. Teachers monitor every move made by the students to ensure the maintenance of order. I passed through the principal’s office to report my presence. On my way, I came across two Hispanic …show more content…
Playing with blocks seems their favorite activity. Seated on her seat, Parker greets the children and orders them to maintain silence. Although the voice is polite and friendly, it is definitely a commanding one. The children are between the ages of 3 to 5. “Now everyone should remain silent, we are going today to have fun playing with lines using symbols. I am sure you will like it.” The teacher introduces today’s activities. The children are peaceful and attentive, as though waiting for further instructions. However, Rose moves to the adjacent shelves and tries to remove some items before Parker asks her to wait. We have eight children