Allocate at least 5 hours to complete this field experience.
Elementary English language arts teachers constantly collect data on literacy-related tasks to track and analyze student progress and teacher efficacy.
The purpose of this assignment is to collect data during your field experience and use it to select appropriate research-based methods and strategies for teaching English language artsIn this assignment, you will use the “Data Use, Collection, and Application” worksheet to conduct a needs assessment with one student from a 1st grade class. Use the data collected to select appropriate, research-based instructional strategies and assessments for meeting the needs of this student. Choose a student who has an IEP to gain experience in working with students who have diverse learning needs. For confidentiality purposes, do not include the student’s full name.
Spend the remainder of your field experience hours observing your teacher or another language arts teacher in your school, looking for evidence of summative and formative assessment.
After conducting the needs assessment and observing the student and the class, complete the “Data Use, Collection, and Application” worksheet.
Document the location and hours you spend in the field on your Clinical Field Experience Verification Form.
Submit the completed Clinical Field Experience Verification Form with your Benchmark Assignment in Topic 7.
While APA style format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.