EDU 105 Lesson Plan Discussion Paper
Lesson Plan for __________________(Main Curriculum Area),1. Title of Lesson:2. Date of Lesson (due date of lesson):3. Age of Children/Classroom Name(ex. 3-4 years old; preschool 1):4. Group Size (number of children):5. Correlation to Classroom Theme:6. Main Curriculum Area: choose from English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Technology/Engineering, History and Social Science, Health Education, The Arts – Movement and Dance, The Arts – Music, The Arts – Theatre Arts, or The Arts – Visual Art 7. Integrated Curriculum Areas: choose from English Language Arts, Mathematics, Scienceand Technology/Engineering, History and Social Science, Health Education, The Arts – Movement and Dance, The Arts – Music, The Arts – Theatre Arts, or The Arts – Visual Art 8. Developmental Standards/Creative Curriculum Objectives: a. List at least three developmental standards/guidelines which relate to the main curriculum and integrated curriculum (from the Guidelines for Preschool and Kindergarten Learning Experiences document).b. List at least two creative curriculum objectives which relate to the main curriculum and integrated curriculum (Creative Curriculum Volume 6). 9. Learning Objectives/Outcomes: a. List the specific, observable behaviors you expect to see and hear.b. Use the following format: “Given _____________, I expect to see the children……”Ex. Given base ten blocks the children will be able to count to 100. 10. Time: the expected amount of time the lesson should take, based on children’s ages. 11. Materials needed: List all of the specific materials you will need for this lesson, including specific items, directions, and quantities. Be sure to include the concrete/visual object used in the motivation. Materials used must reflect developmentally appropriate teaching/learning approaches. To involve families in their child’s development and learning
include a copy of words, lyrics, recipes, etc. that you would send home. This is also where you will cite any books used in the preparation of the lesson, and read to the class during the lesson. 12. Motivation/Introduction:a.Correlate the motivation to prior knowledge or experience (connect to children’s previous knowledge by using a concrete/visual/technological object related to the activity, but not used in the next section of the procedure).b.Describe how you will interest the children and help them know what to do.c.Explain how you will use the object. Be specific with how you will manipulate the object and the questions you will ask about it. Include a question that relates the object to the children’s personal experience. d.Include the targeted vocabulary that you will introduce/review that is connected to the classroom theme. e.Indicate where the activity will begin (at the table, in a specific center, on the floor, at circle, etc.).f.At the end of the motivation create a bridge to the next section with a statement that connects the motivation to the procedures. If children need to move to a new area for the procedures include a transition that is related to the theme and moves children individually or in small groups. 13. Procedure:a.List the numbered steps to be followed to implement the lesson that reflect content knowledge. Record each specific step like a recipe to be followed. Details included should allow someone else to follow the plan. b.Include exactly what you will say. c.Include what you will do and say, the questions you will ask, and what you expect the children to do. d.Include an emphasis on the answers you are seeking to any questions that you ask/discussions you initiate.14. Special Needs Accommodations:a.What accommodations will you make for children with vision disabilities?b.What accommodations will you make for children with hearing disabilities
NB: please make it as simple as possible it doesn’t need to be too long
c.What accommodations will you make for children with language disabilities?d.What accommodations will you make for children with fine motor physical disabilities? With gross motor physical disabilities?e.What accommodations with you make for children with ADHD/Behavioral disabilities? 15. Closure/ Review of Concepts Taught/Extension Activities: a.Describe how you will finish or summarize the activity – be sure to ask the children what they did or learned. How will you know that the children learned the concepts that you intended for them to learn? Refer back to your objectives/goals to determine if the children met the intended objectives. What questions will you ask? What concepts will you summarize/review? b.What are some additional activities that you could do to extend the curriculum theme and concepts taught in this lesson? c.Describe how you will transition the children to the next activity. Use the concepts taught in the lesson to transition the children to the next activity if you are able (ex. Dismiss children by the first letter in their name, or the number of letters in their name, etc.). Include the name of the next activity.