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Interview Lesson Observation Ideas?!

Discussion in 'Primary' started by roseanne1097, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. roseanne1097

    roseanne1097 New commenter

    I have an interview coming up soon and it's my first one so I'm so nervous that I can't even think! All I've been told is that I can do any subject, but the lesson needs to be based on a book. I'm going to be teaching in Year 4.
    Does anyone have any ideas that I can get some inspiration from?

    Thanks in advance!
  2. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    What book (suitable for that age) do you love?
    What subject do you feel most confident teaching?
    What LO (look at the NC and pick one) will you be teaching?

    Once you tell us all that, we can help with some ideas.
    digoryvenn and Lara mfl 05 like this.
  3. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    Yes you need to 'narrow down' your options.
    My advice was always to start from your lesson objective, so have a look at the Year 4 Curriculum objs and choose one from there. Using ctob's suggestion as to subject area. Then decide on a book and activities.
    digoryvenn likes this.
  4. celago22

    celago22 Occasional commenter

  5. catbefriender

    catbefriender Lead commenter

    Good luck!:)
    Lara mfl 05 likes this.
  6. celago22

    celago22 Occasional commenter

    I'll add that lesson objective needs to be made really clear to the children.
  7. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    Or, at least, really clear to the observers! ;)

    (Cynical? Moi? :p)
    celago22 and Lara mfl 05 like this.
  8. Over_the_hill

    Over_the_hill Star commenter

    Decide what you want them to learn and work backwards from there.
    Lara mfl 05 likes this.

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