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Observation Task 2: Teaching a Phonics Lesson


Table 2: Teaching a Phonics Lesson
The Structure of the Lesson
What the teacher does What the children do Comments
Introducing the Sound:
The children listen to the Not all the children listen to
Thea teacher begin her lesson with the teacher and how to spell the the teacher instructions
song of sounds to introduce the sound new sound.
Aa.
carefully and apply it, because
it is their first semester and
The children open their mouth
The teacher explains that we make that they dont have the skills to
make the sound, and also try to
ant sound with our mouth open and learn and apply.
make the sound while their
keeps it open and see if they can make mouth is closed.
the sound while their mouth is closed.
One of the children come and
The teacher asks one of the children to sit beside the teacher and make
stand beside her and make the sound to the sound, at the same time she
show the children how does he look asks the rest of the children to
while making the sound so they dont copy the child.
make it wrong and she also ask them to
copy him while doing the action of the The children explain to the
sound. teacher about how their mouth
look.
The teacher asks the children about
how does their mouth look while The children do the action of
making the sound. the sound while making the
sound, focus with the teacher
The teacher asks the children to do the and while the teacher is
action while saying ants on an apple a showing them the words cards.
a a, and after that she show them the
words cards which include words starts
with sound a and say the words together
the teacher and the children.

Hearing the Sound in the initial position:


The teacher showed them pictures of an The children open their mouth
Apple, she said a a apple. to make sound a.
The teacher also showed them a picture The children did the action and
of an ant and an ambulance. sing along with the teacher.
The teacher does the action of sound
and sing along saying ant on an apple a
a a.

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Introducing the Writing of the Sound:

The teacher writes the letter sound The children trace and write
on the white board, and when it is the letter correctly with the
centers time, she took a group of the teacher help and by them
students and ask them to trace and selves.
write the sound.

Practicing Writing the Sound: The children listen to my


The teacher asks me to explain the instructions and apply it.
activity for the children, which is
colouring the sound a in the art centre.

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Reflections on Observation Task 2: Teaching a Phonics Lesson

1. What program is used in your school to teach phonics?


- There are no English programmes that are used in my school, but there is a
programme for Arabic which they use on tablets.

2. How is phonics taught in your school?


- In Arabic the teacher read a short story for the children to engage them in the lesson.
- In English the teacher introduces the lesson with an activity.

3. What was the focus of the lesson?


- In Arabic it was sound .
- In English it was sound a.

4. Were the learners engaged in the phonics lesson? If they were, select (a); if they were not,
select (b).

a. Describe the different types of active engagement activities that


the teacher used.
- The teacher engages her children by reading a short story, asking follow
up questions, and play a song from her phone, since they dont have a
smart board, she connect her phone with the speaker and play a song, this
type of engaging activity is very helpful because the children become
active and ready.
b. What could active engagement activities the teacher has used to help
learners b e t t e r understand the lesson?

5. What types of activities did the children participate in during their independent centres that reinforced
the lesson objective/learning outcome? If they participated in learning centres, select (a); if they
did not, select (b)
a) Describe the different types of learning centre activities that the

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students did.
- The children have 7 centres in the classroom, Lego centre,
where they play with Lego and create whatever they want.
Blocks centre, it is where the students play with blocks and
build things from heir imagination. Science centre, it is where
the children discover and gain knowledge about livi ng and non
living things, or any science topic. Role play centre, it is where
the children act and pretend to be a house worker, they cook,
tidy up and wash cloths and dishes. They have a centre called
small group, it is where the Arabic teacher gather wit h one
group and give them extra work about what they have learn in
her lesson. Reading centre, in this centre the children pic the
story they want to read and read it, they also have tablets to use
in reading or writing. The last centre is the Art centre, it is
where the students do some crafts and take out their creativity in
colouring and drawing.

b) Describe two (2) learning centre activities that the teacher could
have used to help reinforce the learning outcome.