Developing the Content Lab C.docx

DEVELOPING THE CONTENT

Teacher's name: Observer: Anthony DiRienzo

Class taught: Date: 10/25/10

Lesson focus: Orienteering

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. Have the red N point up (Inform)

2. Put Red Fred in the Shed (Refining)

3. Find the direction Nord (Inform)

4. Find the direction Ost (Inform)

5. Find the direction Vest (Inform)

6. Communicate and Lead (Refining)

7. Find the direction Nord (Inform)

8. Jog to find direction Sor (Inform)

9. Jog to find direction Vest (Inform)

10. Put on blindfold and travel in the direction called out (Applying)

11. Walk to Sor (Inform)

12. No talking to partners while traveling (Applying)

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