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Adapted from West Virginia State University teacher

Please select one: X 1st Placement 2nd Placement


Candidate: Joshua Davis
Content Specialization: K-6 Semester: Spring Year 2017
Mentor Teacher: Teresa Quill
BSC Professor: Darrell Thompson
Subject/Grade: 2nd
Name of School: Whitethorn Primary
Scale: 3-Accomplished (Consistently): Candidate is proficient and able to work independently.
2-Emerging (Sometimes): Candidate has achieved minimum level of performance, will need some
assistance and practice in order to
full professional competence.
1-Unsatisfactory (Rarely):Candidate requires significant growth and practice before being eligible for

Please indicate a scale score in each of the following categories (refer to the scale above):
I. Evidence of Week2 Week3 Week4 Week5 Week6
1. Evidence of appropriate planning Planning
for instruction, including thorough 2
lesson plan aligned with state standards.(WVPTS1D)
2. Knowledge of and appropriate use of content.(WVPTS1Aand3A) 2
3. Selects strategies to accommodate individual diference.(developmental 2
skill level, cultural
4. diversity, and exceptionalities).(WVPTS2A)
Plans appropriate assessment(s).(WVPTS1Eand3E) 2
5. All materials including appropriate technology were ready for use. 2
6. Strategies encouraged creativity, innovation and problem solving. 2o
(WVPTS1B) II. Evidence of
1. Maintains a positive, supportive Teaching
classroom climate.(WVPTS3B) 2
2. Communicated with students in a variety of ways.(WVPTS3B) 2
3. Used quality questioning techniques and engaged students in 2
4. Strategies motivated and engaged students in a deep understanding of 2
5. content. (WVPTS3D)
the ability to adjust instruction based on the students 2
responses and needs of
6. Students with diversities.(WVPTS3E)
Used assessment data to make instructional decisions. (WVPT3E) 2
7. Exhibits good communication skills (speaking, writing, and listening) 2
including consistent use of
Standard English Grammar.
Comments from BSC Supervisor

Observation 2 See comments below

Observation 3

Reflection from Candidate




2/6/17 ____ _____

Date Mentor Teacher/BSC Supervisor Teacher Candidate Signature

Joshua Davis

An assessment on $1.00, $5.00, and $10.00 was given. This was to see how much students already
knew about one, five and ten dollar. Mr. Davis instructed the students to identify the money amount and
recognize the $ sign.

Mr. Davis brought the students to the front when beginning his lesson on money. He used the
Smartboard to model the lesson. Mr. Davis drew different money amounts and the students responded.

We also have coins that equal a $. He modeled quarters.

Moved to addition and subtraction 54 + 63=, 160 60= 1000-900=

Students were instructed to take out their Everyday Math Journals. The lesson involved working with

The student answered questions regarding the money value of items on the workbook page.

Mr. Davis passed out money to work with during the next activity. Mr. Davis used the Smartboard to
draw items to purchase. The students had to indicate if they had enough money to purchase the item.
The students used their dry erase boards when answering questions.

Discussed vocabulary words for the reading lesson. Mr. Davis discussed the reading selection they would
be reading. The students were brought to the carpet for review of vocabulary words. Mr. Davis read the
students orally as students listened quietly.

The Signmakers Assistant was the reading selection. Mr. Davis discussed the genre.

The students read meet the author and illustrator. Mr. Davis read orally as the students followed along.

Mr. Davis discussed sequence of events in the story.

The students w

The students were instructed to take out their reading notebooks. The students will be working with ar

star, dark, cart, bark, charm, barn, start, smart, park, start

Commas in Dates

The students worked with dates and had to place commas in the correct position of the date. February
12, 2012

Be sure to try and be active in the classroom. Try not to sit when possible.

Watch your pacing of the lesson.

Joshua, I enjoyed my visit. You had student engaged in your lessons. You had good classroom
management and monitored students to make sure they were focused on you and the lesson. Good
voice projection. You had two good lessons, lots of student engagement.