Reading 550- Literacy Environments Week 3 Fieldwork 1

When the learning environment is positive and safe, motivation and engagement increase, and participation barriers are removed.Allocate at least 3 hours in the field to support this field experience.At the appropriate elementary or secondary field experience site, observe your mentor teacher and one other experienced teacher instructing a literacy lesson. Make note of their classroom environments, paying attention to how it effects the students’ level of cognitive engagement, behavioral engagement, emotional engagement, as well as inclusion. After the observations, discuss with your mentor teacher your classroom description from the Topic 1 assignment and ask for feedback.Note: Choose with your mentor teacher an appropriate subject and standards to address in your digital literacy lesson plan. The lesson plan will be created in Topic 4 and taught in Topic 6 to either the students in your field experience or the students in your own classroom.Use any remaining field experience hours to assist the mentor teacher in providing instruction and support to the class.Write a 250-500 word reflection of your observations. Include examples of how the teachers’ literacy environments affected students’ cognitive engagement, behavioral engagement, emotional engagement, and inclusion. Suggest ideas on how engagement could be increased in the observed classrooms to make the classrooms even more inclusive. Explain how these types of engagement  relate to inclusion and affect motivation? Briefly describe the feedback you received from your mentor teacher regarding your classroom description and the changes made to support inclusion.APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.***The “observation” should be for a second-grade classroom.***