DEVELOPING THE CONTENT

Teacher's Name: __Sara Woodward______      Observer: ________________________

Class Taught: ___255 _________________________               Date: ______11/28/11________

Lesson Focus: ____Ice Skating: Falling__________________________________

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. Free Skate in Clockwise Direction (Inform)
  2. Practice the Crouch (Refining)
  3. Crouch, and Put Hands in Front (Refining)
  4. Crouch, Put Hands in Front, Slide on Stomach (Refining)
  5. Do the Front Fall 3 Times (Applying)
  1. Front Fall Synchronized with a Partner (Applying)
  2. Seal Sliding Contest (Extending)
  3. Seal Sliding with a Partner (Applying)
  4. Free Skate with Front Fall if needed (Extending)

Inform

X

Extend

X

X

Refine

X

X

X

Apply

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