ECE 340 Topic 4 Assignment Clinical Field Experience B: Phonics Mini-Lesson

ECE 340 Topic 4 Assignment Clinical Field Experience B: Phonics Mini-Lesson


Allocate at least 2 hours in the field to support this field experience.

The philosophy of phonics can best be understood by developing a lesson plan that is rooted in the phonics approach. Even if your practicum/field experience school does not subscribe to the phonics approach, it is beneficial to research the approach in order to add more literacy tools to your toolbox.

Using the “Phonics Mini-Lesson Template,” create a small group phonics standards-based mini-lesson for your field experience grade level (Birth-K). Your mini-lesson should include a state standard related to phonics appropriate for your field experience grade level, an aligned objective, a pre-assessment, a relevant learning activity, and a post-assessment.

Review your lesson plan with your mentor teacher and arrange to implement it with a small group in the classroom. Discuss with your mentor teacher the design of your lesson, and include feedback for improvements.

Use any remaining field experience hours to assist the teacher in providing instruction and support to the class.

Write a 250-500 word evaluative reflection on your experience. Discuss the feedback received from your mentor teacher and how you revised your lesson plan based on the feedback. Discuss whether individual student needs were met, and reflect upon the effectiveness of the lesson.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

Document the locations and hours you spend in the field on your Clinical Field Experience Verification Form.

Submit the Clinical Field Experience Verification Form to the LMS in the last topic. Directions for submitting can be found on the College of Education site in the Student Success Center.