Saturday, 17 November 2018

                                 TEACHING PRACTICE  

                                             PHASE-II



“Teaching is a noble profession that shapes the character, caliber and future of an individual. If people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour to me”                                                                               -APJ


                              
           As per the B.ed curriculum we have 40 days of teaching practice in the fourth semester. This internship programme started on 12 November 2018. For myself I got a good platform- Government Higher Secondary School Kulathoor for flourishing my teaching skills. 
                                                   

   

        Week 1                                                                 November 12 - 16

12 November 

          First day I got first period at my class VIII B. The supervising teacher gave me an activity to analyse the previous term question paper. Second period I had a substitution class at VIII A. In that class also I tried to discuss the question paper.  The rest of the period I was engaged with lesson plan writing.
13 November
Second I didn’t have any class at VIII B. The majority of the students belongs to VIII B class were engaged with a programme conducted by the IT club. So I couldn’t able to conduct diagnostic test there.
14 November
Third day started with special morning assembly regarding Children’s day. The students belonged to the SPC and RED CROSS went for a rally organized by the educational department of Kerala. I got my first period at VIII B and I conducted diagnostic test successfully. The rest of the period I had substitution classes at IX A, XA, and VIII A. 
                                           

15 November
Fourth day freshly started with morning prayer. First period of VIII B was mine. I started a poem- Song of the Flower written by Khalil Gibran. I used both Power point presentation and chart as my teaching aids. I played a beautiful video for the entry activity. I gave them poem writing as discourse construction. One group presented their material in the class. I tried to maintain the active participation of the students.
16 November
Fifth day started with morning assembly. As usual I got first period at VIII B and I took the rest of the lines of the poem Song of the flower. I used both Power point and Charts as teaching aids.  Conversation writing was the classroom activity. Two groups presented their material. 


WEEK 2                                                                                      November 19 - 24 



19 November 2018  


Sixth day I got first period at my class VIII B. Today I took a poem ‘First Showers’ had written by Nalini Sharma. This poem is about rain. I used both power point presentation and chart as support systems. I showed a video version of the poem too for more clarity. I gave them diary entry as discourse construction. One group presented their material. Second period I got substitution at the same class and I took the activity part of the same poem. We were discussed about similes and metaphors. Now they are able to differentiate these two aspects. Fifth and sixth period I had classes at X standard students. I took a one act play ‘A Book that Saved the Earth’. The rest of the period I was engaged with lesson plan writing.

21 November 2018 
 Seventh day started with morning assembly. I got my first period at VIII B and I started a new lesson. That was a short story written by Oscar Wilde- ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’. This chapter shows a deep relationship between man and nature. I took the first 3 paragraphs with the help of Advance Organizer Model. I gave them summary writing as discourse construction. I showed a video regarding the story. The rest of the period I was engaged with my own works.
22 november 2018 
Eight day elegantly started with morning prayer. First period of VIII B was mine. I continued the short story. We had observation classes by Dr. Nisha Chandran. The first class was mine. I used both Power point presentation and chart as my teaching aids. Students were highly cooperative and attentive in the class. I forgot to show a video regarding the chapter. Teacher said positive comments on the class. But the one negative is I could be more empathetic communicator in the class.  In the afternoon session I had substitution classes at VIII B, XB and XA
23 November 2018 
 Ninth day started with morning prayer as usual I got my first class at VIII B. I took the continuation of the story. In today’s class pupil were less attentive. I had to put some more effort to managing the class. I gave them diary entry as class activity. One group presented their material. I introduced new words through attractive images. In the afternoon session I had special duty on Malayalam Programme- initiative taken by the Govt of Kerala. Today I observed the class of Nimisha Raviraj from Mathematics optional. 
Moments of Malayalathilakkam....!
         
                                                              
      

24 November 2018 
Tenth day started with morning assembly. I didn’t have any class at VIII B.  I got one substitution period at VIII B but the students didn’t bring English text book and note book so couldn’t take any classes there. Third period I got substitution at IX A. Fifth period I was In VIII A. I gave them physical training activities. The rest of the period I was engaged with lesson plan writing. We discussed about conscientization programme and chose a topic according to the issues which take place in the school. We finalized the topic regarding Drug Abuse.

Time table 
TIME TABLE 


Week 3                                                                                                                November 26 - 30

26 November 
        The day started with special morning assembly. At the assembly time certificate distribution was done by headmistress regarding school youth festival programmes. Today I had observation by our optional teacher and Principal Dr. Anila Chacko. I got second period at my class VIII B. I took the continuation of the chapter The Nightingale and the Rose. I could take the class in the way I planned. Second period I had a substitution class at X A and X B. In the afternoon Dr Vidhya came to our school for observing the classes of Anju and Nimisha. The rest of the period I was engaged with lesson plan writing.

Prize distribution... 




                                                                           
                                                                    




27 November
Second I didn’t have any class at VIII B. I got substitution class at X A and IX A. Fourth period I was in the Malayathilakkam programme. In that class Kashinadh of VIII B class sung a wonderful song for the students presented over there. The last two periods were physical training for VIII A and VIII B. I also joined to them and we played badminton. That was also a nice experience for me.


Malayalathilakkam programme...


 
Kashinadhan's Performance 
Malayalathilakkam Programme Manual 
         

ICT integrated class of Malayalathilakkam 


 


28 November
The day started with morning prayer. First period of VIII B was mine. I finished thee chapter The Nightingale and the Rose. I gave them sufficient activities based on the chapter. Letter writing was the discourse construction. I used both Power point presentation and chart as my teaching aids. Students were highly cooperative and attentive in the class. Sixth period I had substitution at X A. The students of that class were very excited because they have a wonderful trip tomorrow. We discussed about excursions and shared my experiences. I wish them a wonderful journey.


29 November
Another day started with morning prayer. First period of VIII B was mine. Today I dealt with a Model- Concept Attainment Model on Pronouns. I used both Power point presentation and chart as my teaching aids. The students showed interest to learning grammar. The students were very much familiar with pronouns so the task of mine was quite easy. They were actively participated in all the activities. I played a video related to the topic.  The rest of the period I was engaged with my works. Fifth period I had substitution class at VII B the students were practicing for cultural programmes. Sixth period I had another substitution at VIII A. In that class the students engaged for the activities of science exhibition 


30 November
Fifth day started with morning assembly. As usual I got first period at VIII B and i planned to conduct a role play based on the last chapter of the first unit, so today I dealt with Role Play Model- A Day in the Country. I gave them major instructions and criteria. They played their roles very well. Initially I created a good rapport with them and selected the participants for the two enactments. I introduced the name of the author and shoed more details also. I used both Power point and Charts as teaching aids.  After the enactment I asked some questions and shared their experiences. The rest of the period i was engaged with my own works.


Role Play - A DAY IN THE COUNTRY 
Akhila and Dhanush as Fyolkla and Terenty 

Performance of Akhila and Tharik as Fyolkala and Uncle  




Week 4                                                                                                           November 03 - 07

03 November 
I was absent today 
Exhibition time...!
Chemisrty 

Biology

Physics 







04 November 

       
 The day started with morning prayer. I got a substitution period at VIII B. I took the continuation of the chapter A Day in the Country. I could take the class in the way I planned, but students were less attentive and distracted throughout the class. Second period i got a substitution period at X A. The rest of the period I was engaged with lesson plan writing and prepared some slides for the conscientization programme. Today I helped Vishnu Gopal sir for the construction of a chart for the project.

                

05 November

The day started with morning prayer. First period of VIII B was mine. I continued the chapter A Day in the Country. At the initial stage I asked some review questions and students responded correctly. I gave them sufficient activities based on the chapter. Poster writing was the discourse construction. I used both Power point presentation and chart as my teaching aids. Students were highly cooperative and attentive in the class. Third period I collected data from IX A students for my project. Fourth period I observed the class of Binoy Varghese. The topic was Resistance at the class IX B.  

06 November

Another day started with special morning assembly conducted by the most active students in this school VII B. They conducted the assembly in a well organized way. They presented posters based on the importance of the week.  First period of VIII B was mine. I continued the same chapter. I used both Power point presentation and chart as my teaching aids. Kahinadh was very distracted and disturbed other students. I had to put lots of effort for maintain the decorum of the class, even though the other students cooperate with me. They were actively participated in all the activities. The rest of the period I was engaged with my works. Fifth period I collected data from X B. 
Posters prepared by the VII B 






07 November

As usual I got first period at VIII B and I finished the chapter A Day in the Country, and I gave them sufficient activities based on the chapter. I ensured the complete participation of the class. Poem writing was the discourse construction. Akhila presented her poem in a wonderful manner. I had last period at VIII B. I took a grammar portion there- simple present tense using Direct Instruction Model. This model helped me to conveying the major principles behind the functions of simple present tense. At the evening we got signed records and reflective journal from the Principal.


                                                



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