Observation Logs: 

Logs:

CHILD

 Day of the WEEK with DATE

Content: Strengths and/or

Weaknesses

Additional Thoughts:

(i.e.) Child 1

 

Language Arts:

  • Engaged with the story
  • Answering questions
  • Smiling at the pictures on each page

Mathematics:

  • Not focused
  • Kept trying to tie her shoes

 

Language Arts:

  • Listened throughout the story
  • Named important characters

 

Language Arts:

  • Made predictions before reading the story
  • Answered questions
  • Sat quietly

Mathematics:

  • Was not using her number rack properly
  • Did not finish her worksheet
  • Needed extra time to finish the worksheet
  • Frustrated

 

Language Arts:

  • Says vocabulary words out loud
  • Repeats the vocabulary words correctly
  • Recalls main events from the story

Mathematics:

  • Throughout the post assessment Brooklyn looked confused
  • Needed extra time to finish assessment
  • Kept copying work from other students
  • Was upset about the assessment and cried

 

 

Language Arts:

  • Talked about at time she felt sad or down
  • Participated in the activity after the book was read
  • Told three things that would describe herself

Mathematics:

  • Answered how many 10s and 1’s was in the activity the teacher showed
  • Worked quietly on the math problems in the math workbook
  • Finished her math work early and go to start math workshop immediately after

 

Language Arts:

  • This was the second day of reading the same book and Brooklyn was eager to answer questions
  • At first, she was playing with bracelets and had to put them away because they were a distraction, but after that she did great during the lesson
  • She had some trouble filling out the last two sections of the activity of her assignment but did her best to finish it

Mathematics:

  • Today, students took an assessment to see where their learning levels are
  • Brooklyn got in trouble earlier and was not focusing on her math
  • She pouted at her desk and cried

 

Language Arts:

  • Brooklyn did not focus on the read aloud today and kept playing with her chap stick
  • One of the faculty members bought her chap stick and this became a distraction throughout this lesson
  • She did participate in turn and talks

Mathematics:

  • Today’s math lesson was difficult for Brooklyn and she did not understand it so she pouted
  • When the intervention specialist was working on the activity with her, she began to cry
  • Her attitude during this lesson continued to be negative and she did not try on the activity

 

 

Language Arts:

  • Interested in wildfires
  • Gave facts about wildfires
  • Sat quietly

 

 

 

 

Mathematics:

  • During the math review she was so confused with the material
  • She counted the base 10 blocks incorrectly
  • Wanted help with every math question
  • Whined a lot

 

 

Language Arts:

  • Interested in the PowerPoint about wildfires
  • Excited about the wildfire activity
  • Participated during the activity

 

Mathematics:

  • Annoyed with the teacher
  • Did not want to finish work places
  • Pouted at her seat
  • Did not clean up
  • Started crying and her card got flipped to yellow
  • Got caught chewing gum and lied

Brooklyn had a good day today and enjoyed the read aloud. She participated throughout this lesson. 

 

 

 

Brooklyn was not interested in the math lesson and continued to struggle with paying attention when the lesson was going on. The teacher could have Brooklyn sit closer to gain more interest in the lesson.

 

Brooklyn did a great job with understanding who the main characters were and naming the characters.

 

Brooklyn made a prediction before the story started and participated when the teacher asked questions.

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn needs extra time to finish her math work and she began to get frustrated throughout the math activity. She started staring at the floor and not doing her work. More one on one assistance with Brooklyn will help her math skills. 

 

 

Brooklyn paid attention throughout this lesson and could recall main events from the story. She did a great job with repeating words and saying them correctly out loud.

 

 

 

Brooklyn was not happy about this assessment. The assessment given took a good amount of time, and she was not understanding the material. She did not want to write things down and tried to look at other people’s work multiple times. Explain to Brooklyn that she needs to focus on her own work and looking at other's work is not beneficial. 

 

 

 

Brooklyn enjoyed the activity after the book was read. She was eager to share her answers with the class and listened politely to her other classmates responses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn paid attention throughout the lesson and followed along with the teacher. She did finish her work early and the teacher gave her a sticker for her hard work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn loved this book and laughed a lot during the read aloud. She did not shout out answers and answered questions pertaining to the story.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After recess Brooklyn got into trouble because of her behavior and during the math lesson she was not participating and cried majority of the time. Let Brooklyn calm down and eventually have her join the math lesson again. 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn lost her focus mulptile times throughout this lesson and continued to use the chap stick. She was told many times to put it away and eventually she would use it again frequently.

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn struggled with today’s math lesson and cried towards the end of it. The lesson today was on open number lines and majority of the class had a hard time working by themselves with this lesson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning about wildfires was interesting to Brooklyn and she likes nonfiction books. She gave different facts about wildfires to the teacher and enjoyed this book. She was eager to learn more about this natural disaster.

 

 

 

 

This math material is frustrating for students because it is difficult. Brooklyn was upset that she had to try some of the problems by herself and almost cried. This assessment was tough for her and she does not like challenging assignments. One on one assistance to help motivate and guide Brooklyn with her work. 

 

 

 

Brooklyn enjoyed learning about wildfires and the types of things that happen during wildfires. She gave answers frequently and paid attention throughout the read aloud.

 

 

 

Brooklyn did not want to participate in math and work with peers during work places. She would not listen to the teacher and kept getting into trouble. She lied to the teacher twice about her gum chewing and had to flip her card.

 

  Brooklyn  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn

 

9-7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9-11

 

 

 

 

 

9-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9-26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Child 2

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9-7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9-11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9-26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11-2

Language Arts:

  • Eager to answer questions
  • Actively involved with the read aloud
  • Helps other students who cannot answer the question being asked

Mathematics:

  • Loves answering math problems
  • Properly uses math rack

 

Language Arts:

  • Not interested in the book
  • Quiet

 

Mathematics:

  • Using wipe off board to create number problems
  • Created appropriate number problems with prompt

 

Language Arts:

  • Gave examples of words used with the vocabulary introduced
  • Made comments about the connections that were being made throughout the story

Mathematics:

  • Completed the worksheet with no problems
  • Helped others who were not finished
  • Asked the teacher if she could do extra problems during math workshop

Language Arts:

  • Gave many examples of key details from the text
  • Explained characters, setting, and main idea

Mathematics:

  • During the post assessment, Madison was confident with her answers
  • She used her number rack properly and counted out her answers on the number rack
  • She was the first one to turn in her post assessment

 

 

 

Language Arts:

  • Madison was quiet today during the read aloud
  • She answered the questions if she was called on, but did not willingly answer any of the questions asked
  • After the book was read, Madison helped other students read the questions on the carpet to the game activity
  • She was eager to help others and earned 1 class Dojo point for being a good friend to her peers

Mathematics:

  • During math, Madison is independent and does very well with the new material that is being taught
  • She does not struggle with math and finishes her work early
  • When she turned in her homework today, she asked the teacher for extra problems to do during math workshop

 

 

Language Arts:

  • Sat at the front of the carpet and laughed during the story
  • She raised her hand during questioning throughout the lesson
  • After the read aloud, she filled out the activity correctly and did well completing the assignment

Mathematics:

  • Madison did not participate during math and sat at her desk pouting
  • After the class got yelled at, Madison sat on the carpet during the math lesson and cried
  • During the assessment, Madison did bad on purpose and turned it in
  • When the teacher asked Madison to go back and fix her mistakes, she sat at her desk and cried

 

Language Arts:

  • During the read aloud, Madison loved this story
  • She loved screaming “Merh” during the book Crankenstein
  • She participated in turn and talks

Mathematics:

  • Madison participated throughout the lesson and shouted out answers when the teacher asked for a response
  • When it came to independent work, she worked quietly and finished the math activity
  • She got majority of the problems right, but had to fix a few

 

 

 

Language Arts:

  • Madison loves nonfiction books
  • She gave many answers about wildfires
  • She sat down on the reading carpet quietly and paid attention during the book

 

 

Mathematics

  • During the post assessment, Madison sat quietly at her desk
  • She followed directions
  • Answered questions on the assessment correctly and waited until prompted for the following math question
  • She wanted to finish the entire assessment, but the teacher told her not to go forward and they had a stopping point

 

 

Language Arts:

  • Gave facts about wildfires
  •  Predicted what would happen during the read aloud
  • During the turn and talk, she helped other students who were confused with the material figure out a right answer

 

Mathematics:

  • Understood the different ways to use an open number line
  • Did well with the activity and finished early
  • When she finished her activity early, she got to go onto the iPads for work places
  • She sat quietly on the reading carpet and play math games

 

 

Madison is a good listener and does not shout out when she has an answer to a question

 

 

 

 

 

Madison loves math. This is her favorite subject and she is actively engaged throughout the lesson.

 

Madison sat quietly throughout this lesson which isn’t like her and did not participate in the read aloud. Pull Madison aside to see if everything is okay. 

 

 

Madison did a great job with coming up with her own math problems and sharing them with the teacher.

 

 

 

 

 

Madison enjoyed this story and participated throughout the entire time. She made strong connections between the text.

 

 

 

 

Madison is helps greatly with students who need extra guidance with their math work. She is always willing to help and is friendly with her classmates.

 

 

 

Madison does a great job of recalling different parts that pertain to the story. She is an active listener and when asked questions, she is always willing to answer.

 

 

Madison’s strong content area would be math. She is confident with her mathematical abilities and understands the material that she is being taught. During the post assessment, she read through the directions carefully and began to answer each problem being asked. If she did not understand a problem, she would ask the teacher for guidance to help her understand what is being asked.

 

 

 

 

 

Madison was helped a lot of other students who could not read what was being asked. She showed kindness to her classmates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison seems to like math and takes this subject seriously. She is always willing to participate in the carpet activities with this subject and likes challenge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison does well working alone and sits in the back of the classroom to work independently. She finished her work early and sat at her desk quietly waiting for classmates to finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Majority of students did not do well during math because they got into trouble prior. Madison was not focused and got into more trouble with the teacher. She did not try with her work and sat at her desk for a while doing nothing. This behavior is not normal with Madison and she was not behaving well throughout the entire afternoon. Pull Madison aside to figure out what is going on in her life and see if anything needs addressed ouside of school. 

 

 

 

Madison enjoyed this lesson and paid attention throughout the entire time. She sat by her friends on the carpet and they laughed during the parts they had to shout “Merh”.

 

 

Madison loves math and smiled a lot throughout this lesson. When she went back to her seat, she focused with her work. She works quietly and then goes up to the teacher to check her work. When she finished, the teacher asked her to help a couple other classmates with the math problems. Madison is helpful in the classroom and likes help her classmates.

 

 

 

 

 

Madison likes learning about new topics and making predictions. She likes when she makes predictions and later finds out her answer was correct in the text. She smiled a lot during the lesson and made more predictions about what was going to happen later in the book. 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison did well with the math content. She is only out a few students throughout the entire class that understands the math material. She pays attention throughout the lesson and did not get frustrated like other peers. She sits in the back of the room by herself and likes to work independently.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison is helpful on the reading carpet and has a good attitude during the read aloud. She likes to participate and answer questions frequently.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison was a good listener during this math lesson and understood the difficult math lesson. Majority of students struggled to understand the material, but she did well. When she finished early, she was excited to go use the iPads and do math games. She was confident with her math abilities and helpful to other students who were having difficulty with the math activity.