Lesson Plans Details
TopicCharacter education lesson plans middle school.
PostedWed, Jun 26th 2019 00:38 AM
Questions to "Think Aloud" as You Prepare Lessons:
~ Students: What are the academic, social, physical, personal, and emotional needs of my students?
~ Strategies: Which teaching strategies will best facilitate my students learning?
~ Grouping: Should I group heterogeneously or homogeneously? What size should my groups be?
~ Timing: When is the best time to do this lesson? Are there prerequisites my students should have mastered?
~ Materials: What materials and human resources do I need for the lesson to be successful?
~ Success: Was the lesson successful? Were my students interested? Did my students learn? What didn`t work? What will I do differently next time?
~ Sequence: What can I do next to build upon this lesson? How can I make it flow?
~ Rationale: What is the reason for doing this? What objectives will be accomplished?
The lesson should begin with a topic derived from the adopted standards-based curriculum for a school or district. Because it relates to specific information the teacher is trying to impart, the topic should be part of the larger curriculum (such as unit instruction) required at your grade level. However, the specific topic for the lesson may emerge from student questions or interests (e.g., a lesson about the environment or space exploration), from community resources (e.g., the Rio Grande River, Manzano Mountains, Carlsbad Caverns), from local expectations included in the content standards (e.g., cattle ranching, New Mexico water rights, the connection between language and culture), and other topics listed in the standards (e.g., data analysis, geometry, life science).