Comprehensive Observation Rubric (COR)
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A: Accomplished P: Proficient D: Developing IN: Improvement Needed NO: Not Observed
Learning outcomes or objectives are clearly stated in lesson plan.
Lesson objective is meaningfully aligned with curriculum standards and the curriculum scope and
Lesson activities, materials, and assignments closely support lesson objectives.
Lesson plan incorporates effective strategies for addressing students with diverse learning needs.
Lesson plan incorporates effective strategies for evaluating whether lesson objectives have been
Lesson plan is based on previous outcomes from formal and informal assessments.
Instruction: The teacher candidate
Clearly states learning outcomes or objective during the lesson.
Implements planned lesson with integrity.
Displays knowledge of subject matter taught.
Uses a variety of evidence-based strategies to make subject matter comprehensible for all
Uses a variety of evidence-based strategies to make subject matter relevant for all students.
Uses a variety of evidence-based strategies to make subject matter engaging for all students.
Uses a variety of evidence-based strategies to ensure students can apply the subject matter.
Uses a variety of questioning strategies.
Differentiates instruction to reach all students, including English learners.
Uses formal and/or formative assessment strategies to monitor student learning.
Adjusts instruction based on informal assessment within the lesson for student learning (could
include providing specific constructive feedback, reteaching in a different way, changing the
pacing of the lesson, etc.).
Interacts with students in a positive and appropriate manner.
Integrates appropriate technologies to support student learning.
Solves unexpected problems, misconceptions, etc. in a thoughtful and effective manner.
Learning Environment: The teacher candidate
Specifies and reinforces behavioral expectations for students.
Beginning & Ending Times:
January 13, 2020