To examine tasks in terms of their learning demands

Aim

To examine tasks in terms of their learning demands.

Evidence and Reflection

Analyse the demands of each task set during the day by using the grid below: 

TASK TYPE

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Incremental       Restructuring     Enrichment         Practice                 Revision

(new skills           (known skills      (known skills      (known                 (known

acquired in          advanced in        applied in            assumed        reactivated

task)                      task)                      task)                       in task)              in task)

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TASK NO.

 1

 2

 3

 4

 5

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Having analysed the tasks, then ask the children for their views (using terms which they would recognise) as to which kind of tasks they thought they were doing.

Extension:

From this evidence, what can you deduce about the match or mis-match in the classroom? Can you identify the reasons for it? What can you do about it?