Assignment A1 Instructions (PDF) & A1 Form (Word) A1 Instructions (PDF)A1 Form (Word) Record 50 statements by adult during free play Classify statements into Word table by these codes: D – Direction: Requires or commands an action T – Tutorial: Question adult knows the answer to Q – Query: Question adult does not know answer to I – Information: Facts/observations to describe, advise S – Social: Social statements ? – Not sure: Classify best guess, or “ ? ” box Record count and percentage for each category in Word file data table columns List those that you can’t decide where they go Bring data to class
Time Requirements: Data collection Anywhere, 1+ children, other adult, during Free Time, long enough for 50 statements Gather, analyze, summarize Submission Requirements Bring data to class Post Word table and list to “A 1” Drop Box Post table and list to “A 1” Discussion (not Word) Respond to others’ posts for extra credit [0.1 point per reply by next Sunday night]
Demanding Direction – Statement requires or directly commands an action that the children must do or not do. Tutorial – A question the adults knows the answer to. Query – A question the adult does not know the answer to. Non-demanding Information – Facts and observation given to describe, advise and enlighten. Social – Statements said for social reasons. This includes teacher repetitions of what the child just said [and anything that does not fit into the other categories].
1.Hello, Mary. Social 2.Hang up your coat, will you? Direction Query 3.Can you move that by yourself? Query Tutorial I love bananas. Informational Thank you. Social When did you get these shoes? Query
What color are the socks you are wearing? Tutorial Query Who wants a turn? Query The clay goes back in the container. Informational Direction The tone – the way they are looking at you. What do we need to remember to wash before we eat? Tutorial Push in your chair please. Direction Will you get that pen for me? Query Direction Wow! Social
Could be. Social Where does your coat go? Tutorial Query – parent, etc I forgot to bring the tape over here. Informational Social Those are slippers. Informational Tell him you are sorry. Directional Who do you want to go with you? Query What is the first letter of your name? Tutorial Query
A1. Anywhere, 1+ children, other adult, during Free Time, long enough for 50 statements 4/12A1. Teacher Statements A2. Anywhere, 1+ children, 4 days, all the time you work with children or 3 hours, whichever is less; keep track of hours 4/19A2. Demands