Observation Sheet


Descriptive Field Notes Sample

TeacherStudentsIndicator Analysis

1c : Using families to talk about fractions and relationships

1a:”Okay, I’ll take a picture of my family and show you.”

1a: Encourages sharing and asks follow-up questions

1b: “What happens to families? They grow bigger so there is more parts.”

1c: “Let’s think of a number story using Briann’s family. How can we get a fractional part of these people. A number story has to have a what at the end?” (She is providing models, and teaching skills, and using the picture of Briann’s family as an organizational frame).

Everyone has a family

1e: Using the pictures, “this one is the numerator, and this one is the denominator”

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