In this article, learn how to write a lesson objective and draft a practical lesson plan using a classic and adaptable lesson plan outline. Eight key elements related to good lesson design are reviewed:
2. Explaining the objective,
3. Input, examples, and multiple representations
5. Checking for understanding,
6. Guided practice,
7. Independent practice,
8. Formal assessment or informal evaluation of the objective.
Includes a blank lesson plan template, a sample written lesson plan, and a list of verbs to help you write precise performance objectives. (Article: 10,224 words)
Lynn Melby Gordon, Ph.D. is a full-time tenured professor of teacher education at California State University, Northridge. She is the author of The Big Collection of Phonics Flipbooks, published by Scholastic in 2009.