LESSON PLAN FORMAT
NAME: __________________________________ DATE: _____________________
SUBJECT OF LESSON: _______________________ GRADE LEVEL: _____________
TIME ESTIMATE: ______________________
I. INTENDED STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) (Objectives) (4 pts.)
1. List here the specific SLOs/objectives (in one sentence format) for this lesson. Each objective must have all the following components:
o Content (subject matter/skill)
o Observable behavior/language function (what the students will be able to do as a result of the lesson)
o Condition (the setting under which the student will demonstrate the behavior/evaluation condition)
o Criterion of Performance (level of acceptable performance)
*Do not identify (breakdown/list) the components for this assignment.
2. Learning Targets: Write out the statements you will share with students (“I can….”) (1 pt.)
3. New York State Common Core Standards or Ontario Curriculum Expectations (Social Studies), Arts Standards (1 pt.) – Identify all the standards that this lesson addresses.
1. Materials: List here the materials you and your students will need for this lesson.
a. Student materials (1 pt.)
b. Teacher materials (1 pt.)
2. Prior Knowledge: What skills or knowledge must students have prior to this lesson to be successful? List at least two. (2 pts.)
3. Need to Do Ahead of Time: List here the things you need to prepare for this lesson – handouts, information on board, materials set up, seating arrangements, etc. (2 pts.)
III. BODY OF THE LESSON Write out step by step (as a script) how the lesson is going to be developed. Include the culturally responsive principles (e.g., IE4; SE3; A2), incorporate these in each section.
A. Setting the Stage for Learning/Anticipatory Set: Describe in detail the first activity of your lesson that creates interest, gets attention, motivates students to focus, communicates purpose and/or associates new learning with previous experiences. You must write out what will be said to the students. (3 pts.) (5-7 minutes) Provide a time estimate for each part of the lesson.
B. Steps of the lesson (10 pts.)
1. List and describe in detail at least 3 activities that students will experience which allow students to acquire (learn) and practice content/skills
a) Activity #1- (List steps and describe in detail what you will say/explain to students) Introduce the activity: write out the questions that will be asked and explanations including examples that will be given.
b) Activity #2 – (List steps and describe in detail what you will say/explain to students) write out the questions that will be asked and explanations including examples that will be given.
c) Activity #3 – (Describe individual formal assessment (as per the objective) – write out in detail what you will say/explain to students)
• Indicate grouping methods and teaching methods used in each activity (i.e., presentation, direct instruction, cooperative learning, etc.)
2. Alternative plan -include what will be done if lesson does not proceed as intended
3. Technology -Indicate how technology (devices, platforms, applications) is integrated in this lesson.
4. Unfinished work/homework -Include how unfinished work will be handled, homework to be given, and an activity for a group or student that may get done sooner than others.
1. Attach handouts/worksheets used in the lesson
C. Accommodations: accommodations for individual needs, learning styles, students with disabilities and student diversity. You must identify two specific needs and include two appropriate accommodations for each. (4 pts.)
D. Closure: Develop and write a detailed brief activity that will end the lesson. (2 pts.) This is a culminating activity or a review of what was covered in the lesson (3-5 minutes). It is not your assessment of the lesson.
List and explain all forms of assessment (formal & informal) used throughout the lesson to evaluate whether students have met your intended outcomes. Provide a rationale for each of your assessment choices indicating the reason it was selected and the type of feedback it gives you.
• Formal assessment and rationale (2 pts.) Describe in detail.
• Informal assessment and rationale (2 pts.) Describe in detail.
V. REFLECTION: (to be completed only if the lesson is taught; if lesson not taught indicate it by writing N/A) -After teaching your lesson, provide a narrative description of what went well and provide examples from your teaching as evidence. In addition, describe what you would do differently next time and why. Finally, using data collected from your assessment(s), analyze, and describe whether students met your intended outcomes.