Due Date: 02/07/2013
ECE 201: Running Record Observation Assignment
Name of the child/Identifier: Bryson Age: 4 Date of Observation: 02/06/2013 Time of Observation: 9:30 to 9:40 AM Place of Observation: Classroom
Context of Observation: Free Time
Time| Objective Reporting Section| Comments|
9:30 AM9:35 AM| Bryson hops to the play kitchen area. He says “Hi” to Angelina who is stirring in a pot.Bryson: “What you cooking?”Angelina: “Im making spaghetti.”Bryson: “Yum, I lo-o-ove spaghetti! Can I make some chicken for it too?”Angelina: “Yes please! Chickens’ yummy with the twirly kind-a sketti.”Bryson opens the bottom cupboard and takes out a pot. He walks over to the basket and takes out the plastic chicken pieces and drops them into the pot. He carries the pot back over to the stove and starts stirring the chicken in the pot with his finger.Angelina: “Here, use a spoon so you don’t get a boo-boo from touching the hot water.” Angelina hands Bryson a spoon.Bryson: “Oh, thank you!”Bryson stops stirring the chicken with the spoon and bends down to open the oven. He takes 2 pot holders off of the hook on the kitchen set and grabs the pot and places it into the oven and closes the door. Bryson then begins to sniff the air.Bryson: “Mmmm, that smells so good!”Angelina: “Is it ready yet? My belly is starting to growl.”Bryson opens the oven door and uses the spoon to poke at the chicken.Bryson: “I think it’s ready!”| Acknowleges other student in kitchen area.Mannerful. Asks if he can join her to play.General knowledge of what is done in the kitchen to make a meal. Must watch/help Mommy at home.Very good imagination.|
9:40 AM| Bryson takes 2 plates out of the cupboard and skips over to the table and places both plates down, one in front of each chair. Bryson and Angelina take a piece of chicken and use the spoon to scoop some spaghetti onto their plates, and walk over...