Class observation report
In this study, I choose to observe a primary 5 class in NT District. The lesson that aims to improve the confidence level of the students is made up of students who are weak in English. There are 30 students in the class, 17 boys and 13 girls. The gender ratio reduces biasness and made the class an ideal class to study. In the following paragraphs, I will explain how the class was conducted and the teaching methodologies of the teacher.
1. Pre-observation meeting
Before the lesson, I had a meeting with the teacher. We first discussed the contents and objectives of the lesson. The lesson is a speaking class which aims to build students' confidence in speaking. While …show more content…
Criteria for scoring changed with time. Initially, the scoring was difficult but the teacher relaxed the rules. Many of students could get 3 marks by turning back to read the sentence on the screen. The teacher began to forbid students looking back when they were standing on the stage. In addition, a number of grammar mistakes like' my brother like drink blackcurrant juice' were not corrected instantly by teacher.
Some students lost their interest in the game. For example, a shy boy near the back of classroom was eager to join the game at the beginning but since his neighbors did not pay attention to his signal of communication, he began to play his textbook by tearing down a few small pieces of pages. In contrast, several more positive students could not wait to show off themselves by speaking loudly, one of them even came to the front of class to correct the mistakes made by the child on the stage. The class was chaotic again and the teacher had to use the order code' hands up' for commanding student to obey the principle of classroom. She warned the student who came to the front by commanding the Mark draw an unhappy face on the right side of black board. At the very last 5 minutes, the teacher accounted the scores of each group and