DEVELOPING THE CONTENT

Teacher's Name: ______Jake Rogalia_________           Observer: ________________________

Class Taught: ___Table Tennis________________               Date:_4/11/11___________________

Lesson Focus: ___Learn the basic skills of Table Tennis____________________________

Directions: Write down the statements the teacher makes to the entire class, not to groups or individuals, about motor skills - not about behavior or management. At times you may need to abbreviate but try to capture the intent of the meaning. When the lesson is over, classify each statement as informing (task), extending (tasks), refining (cues), or applying (challenges), then graph the statements in the order in which they occur.

Example: 1. Throw the ball at a target on the wall (Inform)

1.  bounce the ball against the table then hit the ball against the wall (Inform)

2. Try not bouncing the ball and just keep hitting the ball against the wall (Challenge)

3.  Let’s see how many times you can hit the ball against the wall in a row (Challenge)

4. drop ball against table, cock arm back, follow through (refining)

5.  Try and hit the ball against a target on the wall (Challenge)

6.  Now let’s get back on the table and work on these skills for one more min. (extending)

7.  Paddle to L of elbow, bring arm across body creating spin (refining)

8.  Everyone go back to your table, we’re going to work on this for 30 more seconds. (extending)

9.  Shoulder facing your target (refining)