Domain 1: Planning & Preparation

1a. Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy

1b. Demonstrating Knowledge of Students

1c. Setting Instructional Outcomes 

1d. Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources 

1e. Designing Coherent Instruction 

1f. Designing Student Assessments

1a. Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy 

Lesson Plan Example 1: Pathways

Students will be able to use the storyline of Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett to explore spatial pathways

Lesson plan designed to instruct students in 2nd grade

Accompanying slideshow used as a visual aid for students

Lesson Plan Example 2: Motif Manipulations

Students will be able to apply newly learned choreographic tools to manipulate a short choreographic phrase based on pedestrian movements associated with morning routines.

Lesson plan designed to instruct students in 5th grade

Visual Aid including copy of Flashcards used in class, written definitions, and directions for the assigned task. 

Lesson Plan Example 3: Hawkins Technique & Flipped Classroom

Students will be able to apply principles of Hawkins technique, tassel and muscular contraction/decontraction, to achieve an efficient and graceful sense of flow in choreographed solo. 

Created with Déja Baret

Lesson plan designed to instruct students in 10th grade using Flipped Classroom Blended Learning Model

Visual Aid from Course Presentation 

1b. Demonstrating Knowledge of Students 

This document features a segment of my edTPA known as the Context for Learning. In this document, I described the demographics of the school and students I taught during my full-time student internship. Information is included to address students' accommodations and modifications as per Individualized Education Program (IEP) and 504 Plans. 

1c. Setting Instructional Outcomes & 1e. Designing Coherent Instructions

Lesson Plan designed to instruct students in grade 5

Lesson Plan Example 1: Upstanding Choreography

Students will create a self-choreographed solo by applying knowledge of the four elements of dance, tempo, quality, levels, and size, and the four upstanding options, strategies used to deescalate a bullying scenario, to deepen and communicate students’ responsible decision-making for the sake of the self and community.

Lesson Plan Example 2: Dancing Through the Lens of Flamenco & Spanish Culture

Lesson Plan designed to instruct students in grades 9-12

Students will collaborate to produce a dance work inspired by the three elements of Flamenco, the Baile, the Toque, and the Cante. 

Created with Rebecca Pavelko

1d. Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources

These texts, standards, and organizations supported me in crafting lessons to best address the varied needs of students based on age, knowledge, and skill.

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1f. Designing Student Assessments 

Assessment designed to assess students in grade 5

Students reflected on their solo by examining their application of the four elements of dance, tempo, quality, levels, and size to choreography and the four upstanding options in real-life application.

Assessment designed to assess students in grade 9-12

Students self-assessed their application of necessary components in the creation of their Baile phrase.

Created with Rebecca Pavelko