Coaching 4 Ps
Review, Preview, Praise and Problems: February 15-19
- Set up meeting to debrief with first grade teacher about guided reading group (level J). She is attending our PLC and wants to go through the guided reading session of that and then meet.
- Worked with fifth grade teacher on an inquiry project involving several topics addressed in the curriculum.
- Checked-in with third grade classes and their writings.
- Joined two literature circles in a third grade classroom.
- Observed poetry journal lesson in a third grade classroom.
- Joined in a second grade RIT Band class discussion on characterization.
- Attended Early Release on Thursday-Went to WOHS for lunch and cohort initiative.
- Attended NWEA MAP training all day Friday.
- Worked on Revolutionary War inquiry unit for third grade co-teaching plan. Met with the teacher to pre-plan the unit. Recorded the meeting for state requirements.
- Helped a kindergarten teacher with her DRA2 assessments.
- Planned next Fountas & Pinnell Continuum of Literacy Learning session. We are discussing Word work.
- Set up time to observe kindergarten guided groups.
- Meet with a third grade teacher to discuss grading with John Collins. We are going to go thru papers; I will model writing conferences after the teacher and I go thru them.
- Lead Fountas & Pinnell PLC on word study.
- Look at fifth grade inquiry plan thru an assessment lens. Work with teacher to create authentic formative and summative assessments.
- Attend coaches' meeting at Westminster Elementary.
- Add reading strategies/skills lessons to third grade Revolutionary War inquiry unit. Meet with teacher to discuss skills for the students.
- Meet with a second third grade teacher to discuss the Revolutionary War inquiry unit and co-teaching "writing endings".
- Participate in faculty meeting focusing on the NWEA learning continuum.
Potential Speed Bumps (not really problems)
I need to work on my ability to keep meetings focused and on target. With the number I have this week, I want to make sure the meetings are productive for all parties involved.