Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date November 15Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: We sat down and began Comment/SuggestionsNovember 15 brainstorming how we were going to :45 minutes begin making our lesson plans. I also Alissa and I met today shared with Mrs. McConnell what my (11/15) to discuss what original thoughts are in terms of the direction she will go final product. with her project. She is to go home and figure Commentary: Our meeting today went out what subject area well. I learned that lesson plans have she wants to complete a more put into them than what a student lesson plan for. imagines. I found out that I need to get more information on how narrow or broad the final product needs to be. We are going to review some standards in a couple of days.
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date November 17Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: Today I got to watch some ofComment/SuggestionsNovember 17 the classroom activity at the end of the : Today we discussed1.5 hours day. We went over what subject I’m what subject area going to focus on throughout my unit Alissa chose to do. She lesson plans and an overview of when will create a math I’m going to teach a lesson. lesson plan to present to our class in late Commentary: This meeting went well. February or March. I decided what subject I was going to Alissa needs to come do my lesson plans on. with a few ideas of activities she may want to do.
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date December 5Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: We looked at what some of Comment/SuggestionsDecember 5 the math standards were. I also decided : Alissa has decided to1.5 hours to go along with the time frame they complete a lesson with were going with on their math lessons. the kids over money. I’ve decided to make my unit lesson Today we reviewed the plans on money. Kindergarten math standards for money. Commentary: I learned that the Alissa will begin Georgia Performance Standards are deciding what pretty straight forward, but you have to activities/lesson she be creative in coming up with how to would like the students make the lesson fun for the students. to participate in. *I would like to know a general time frame of when the lesson plan needs to be completed.
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date December 7Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: Today we looked over Mrs. Comment/SuggestionsDecember 7 McConnell’s lesson plans made in : We will begin1.5 hours college in comparison to her lesson creating/writing the plans that she makes now. actual lesson plan after the winter holiday It Commentary: I learned that I need to would really be a good really get in the classroom to see how thing for Alissa to have lesson plans are incorporated and used some time where she throughout the day. I also had to was able to actually specify that I am making a unit lesson come into the plan, not just one lesson plan. classroom and observe. She might get to come into the class sometime next week to observe.
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date January 10Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: Today we looked over Comment/SuggestionsJanuary 10 different activities in the Kindergarten : Alissa was given the1.5 hours Teacher’s Edition Book. Kindergarten Teachers Edition so that she can Commentary: Today’s meeting was look over the pages that spent looking over different subjects in are in the math book the Kindergarten Teacher’s Edition over money. We will book. I’m excited to look over meet again in the next different types of lesson plans soon. few days to begin discussing formats/starting the lesson plans soon.
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date January 25Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: We looked over different Comment/SuggestionsJanuary 25 formats and lesson plans. We also : Our time was spent2 hours looked over lesson plans from different today looking over teachers, different grade levels, different formats of different subjects, etc. lesson plans. We will decide which format to Commentary: Today’s meeting was use the next time we very eye-opening. It was neat to see all meet. of the different types of lesson plans, their formats, the similarities, and the differences. I’m going to go home and think about which format will be the best for my unit lesson plans.
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date February 2Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: Today we wrote out the first Comment/SuggestionsFebruary 2 lesson plan. : Alissa and I worked2 hours the lesson plan for her Commentary: Our meeting today went first activity. We really well. We sat down and worked together to brainstormed my opening lesson plan come up with songs, of the unit. I’m going home to revise books, and hands on the lesson and type up the finished activities to introduce copy with everything incorporated. money to my Kindergarten class. Alissa is to complete, type up, and email me a copy of the lesson plan that includes materials, standards, procedures, etc.
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date March 15Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: Today we finalized the Comment/SuggestionsMarch 15 opening unit lesson plan. : Alissa brought me1.5 hours her first lesson plan of Commentary: Today went really well, the unit. We looked it it’s finally getting about time to teach over together and my lesson. Mrs. McConnell better finalized the lesson helped prepare me to teach the class. I plan. Alissa shared the also got my attention grabber and my song that she is using closer for the lesson approved. as part of her lesson. We also created a money sorting flipchart for her lesson.
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date March 27Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: Today I presented my lesson. Comment/SuggestionsMarch 27 : Alissa taught her2.5 hours Commentary: Today was by far the opening lesson today. best day yet. It was a lot of fun to be in It was the first day back the classroom. The students were still from break, and Alissa really excited from being on break, so did a great job teaching it was fun to teach them a lesson on the kids so early in the money. Kids this age can be sneaky, morning. Alissa came but they are a lot of fun! in before she needed to and observed the class and got the children to warm up to her. She also helped me with various errands to start off the day. We had a technology issue with her attention grabber, but she worked over it really well. The children talked about her all day long; they really enjoyed the lesson on money!
Product Work LogName Alissa Anderson Date March 1Product Kindergarten Unit Lesson PlansDate/Time: Activity: Today we brainstormed out Comment/SuggestionsMarch 1 the rest of my unit lesson. : Alissa and I sat down1.5 hours and figured out ideas Commentary: Today we sat down and for the rest of her briefly went over the lesson plans for lesson plans. She is to Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and go home and finalize Friday. them to make her final This was supposed to make for the product. final unit. Instead, as I went home and completed the typed versions of these lesson plans, I also made another lesson plan completely by myself. I didn’t feel as if the lesson plans were a unit where they stood; adding another lesson plan for Monday really wrapped up the unit.