Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Self-Reflection Questions Reconstruction Debate

How did I feel during planning this presentation? Why did I feel this way?
 A. I felt anxious and hopeful.
I felt anxious because I was worried that I wouldn’t deliver the information well enough. I was hoping that I would do well and receive a good grade.
How did I feel prior to presenting? Why did I feel this way?
I felt unprepared. I was scrambling for solid thoughts on the content. I felt this way because I had not written a script.
How did I feel while I was presenting? Why did I feel this way?
I felt as if I had lost my thoughts. I felt this way because I was unprepared.
What did I personally do well?
I don’t feel that I did anything well on the presentation.
What did not go as desired in this presentation?
I desired a good grade and a solid feeling after the presentation.
On a scale from 1-10, how well do I think I understood the content? Explain.
7. I think that I understood the 10%/50% percent topic but I didn’t understand the Constitutional side of it.
How do I think my group members perceived me? Why do I think this?
I don’t think my group viewed me as someone that weighed down the group because I don’t have a reputation for that.
How do I think the 8th graders perceived me? Why do I think this?
They perceived me as a weak link in the overall presentation by the DLC. I am perceived this way because I did not perform well.
Knowing that I can only control how I act and react, if I could do this presentation again, what would I change about my actions to make it a more ideal experience?
I would write a script and rehearse it.
What are my strengths in groups?
I don’t know my strengths in a group.
What areas do I need improvement?
I need to remain on task and prepare.
What is the most important thing I learned about myself? Why is this so important?
I want to say that I learned that one can not usually wing it and deserve a good grade, but I know this, and I have repeated this wing it style of presentation.
Are there any other things that I need to express?