Lesson Plan

  • Title of the lesson
  • Time required to complete the lesson
  • List of required materials
  • List of objectives, which may be behavioralobjectives (what the student can do at lesson completion) or knowledge objectives (what the student knows at lesson completion)
  • The set (or lead-in, or bridge-in) that focuses students on the lesson's skills orconcepts—these include showing pictures ormodels, asking leading questions, orreviewing previous lessons
  • An instructional component that describes the sequence of events that make up the lesson, including the teacher's instructional input and guided practice the students use to try new skills or work with new ideas
  • Independent practice that allows students to extend skills or knowledge on their own
  • summary, where the teacher wraps up the discussion and answers questions
  • An evaluation component, a test for mastery of the instructed skills or concepts—such as a set of questions to answer or a set of instructions to follow
  • A risk assessment where the lesson's risks and the steps taken to minimize them are documented.
  • Analysis component the teacher uses to reflect on the lesson itself —such as what worked, what needs improving
  • continuity component reviews and reflects on content from the previous lesson