Performance Criteria For Reflective Practice

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Name: Breanne DeVaney Date: 12/12/12 LOG CRITERIA (Pages 262-264) L1 ______ 10 pts. Performance Criteria for Reflective Practice. NCATE Program Standard 5b. On a separate sheet of paper – typing preferred- reflect on your journey into children’s literature. How has your learning changed over the course of the semester? How do you plan to continue developing your knowledge of children’s literature after the course is over? This self-reflection is the first thing I read before looking at your log. It helps me see what makes your log unique – an expression of who you are and what you enjoy. L2 ______ 10 pts. Performance Criteria for Genre. NCATE Program Standard 2a. NCATE Program Standard 2b, and IRA/NCATE Standard 2. Rate…show more content…
Performance Criteria for Multicultural Literature. NCATE Program Standard 2i, Supporting Explanation, 3b, Supporting Explanation, NCATE Unit Standard 4, and IRA/NCATE Standard 1. Were you able to find high-quality literature in all genres? Where did you find the most? The least? Review the Criticism and Evaluation sections in this book, especially in Chapter 3.7. Your comments: L3. I was able to fin high-quality literature in most of the genres that I read. I found the most in younger children’s picture books which are essential for shaping young minds. I learned a lot myself from these books. Books, like Sitti’s Secret contain a lot of cultural information that I did not know about prior to reading it. Becoming Naomi Leon also contained cultural aspects that I did not consider before reading. I found the least interest in the wordless books. Since I am a secondary education major, I feel that words are essential for getting a story across and going into depth in teaching a lesson. I do realize that books without words are necessary for very young children who cannot yet read and perhaps for children who like to make their own stories up, but I would not use them in a secondary level…show more content…
Your comments: L4. I believe that Holes by Louis Sachar is a good example of characters with non-stereotypical roles. Two of the main characters, Stanley and “Zero” are in a juvenile delinquent camp among many tough and rowdy boys. However, they are able to come together and form a friendship because they are a little bit more sensitive and care more about helping out one another to get through their tough time, then to act tough to impress the boys around them. L5 ______ 5 pts. Performance Criteria for High-Quality, Non-commercialized Books. NCATE Program Standard 2b. When creating a classroom collection, teachers have the opportunity to introduce children to books they may not see outside of school. Does your log reflect high-quality, non-commercialized books? Your comments: L5. A majority of my books are fairly commercialized. I have a lot of award winning books, so most are pretty well known. As a teacher, I will make sure to broaden my variety of books in the classroom to let my students build their reading list and think outside of the box. L6 ______ 30 pts. Performance Criteria for Required Books IRA/NCATE Standard
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