The aim of the micro teaching module is to enable the teacher to understand their areas of strength and weakness.In this particular class, it was expected that the students should be able to learn the content and understand the importance of using sun block. The material that was used for this class were the student handout and the online website regarding beach safety. Content, question, materials chosen, lesson plan and the activities initiated for this class are discussed in detail in the following.
Content description: The students were taught about the importance of using precautionary sub block creams while resting in the beach. There was a general excitement towards this topic. It was expected that towards the end of the activity, the students would have understood about the basic requirements that should be followed while relaxing in a beach. The supervisor comment was that there was a detailed plan in place which was created. It also explained all the issues form a comprehensive perspective.
Eliciting questions: The main aim of eliciting questions was to understand the language and to make the students aware of the dynamics of being in a beach and interacting with the people. The questions that are asked towards the students must make them think about the basic formulations of the language and also enable them to understand the Australian culture (Breen and Rottman, 2014). Feedback that was received for the action plan was that the students were very engaged with the content. They were able to learn the subject.
Materials chosen :Apart from verbal discourses, the plans that were chosen were handout, discourses and online content. The feedback provided on analysis was that the content was engaging and the materials made the student understand the basic and the important variables that are associated with the content.
Lesson plan :It is imperative to have a plan that are measurable in content. This was the main focal element of this research (Breen and Rottman, 2014). The plan was to first provide discussion with the student, then provide handout and in the end there were activities that were planned for the students to learn the subject.
Activities:The activity that was planned for this class was the running dictation method. In this method, the students are made to work in pairs. For the students, the aim is to read the passage on the wall. They have to remembers the content and explain it to their partner. They dictate the content and swap places by having many turns that they will complete the content.
The feed back that was received for this efforts was that the people in general were able to learn the content and this engaged the students.