STANDARD 2-All teachers should model effective reading, writing, speaking, and listeningskills during their direct and indirect instructional activities. The most importantcommunicator in the classroom is the teacher, who should model English language artsskills.
Fully state the standard in bold text. Then write a paragraph explaining your knowledge and understanding of that standard—put the standard into your own words.
I think this standard wants me to know how essential it is for a teacher to model the sameskills that are being taught in the classroom. When working with children, it is important thatteachers model good literacy skills and show good examples when reading and writing. I believethat is important for the teachers to also participate in their instructional activity to help thestudents better understand what is being taught.2.
Explain how the artifact you chose demonstrates your understanding and application of thestandard.
The artifacts I chose for this standard are two consecutive lesson plans taken from awriting unit that I taught to my kindergarten class during my student teaching experience. Whenteaching the lessons I was able to demonstrate correct literacy skills in both my reading andwriting. When reading aloud to the students, I displayed comprehension strategies to helpstudents learn to use them in their own reading. When writing and modeling stories to thestudents I voiced my thoughts and ideas out loud to help students understand my thought processand foster their own thought process when writing. I also formulated sentences in a logical order