Lesson PlanningWaynesburg UniversityWriting the lesson plan:Translating thoughts into a plan of action _____________________________________________
Pennsylvania Academic Standard(s) addressed during this lesson
(Provide Standard number and statement)
PA 3.2.4.B (Inquiry and Design): Describe objects in the world using the five senses.• Recognize observational descriptors from each of the five senses (e.g., see-blue, feel-rough).• Use observations to develop a descriptive vocabulary.Assessment Anchor:
S4.A.3.3 Identify and make observations about patterns that regularly occur and reoccur in nature.
Reference: 3.1.4.C, 3.2.4.B1.6.3.
E (Speaking and Listening):
Participate in small and large group discussions and presentations.• Participate in everyday conversation.• Present oral readings.• Deliver short reports1.6.3.F (Speaking and Listening): Use media for learning purposes.• Show or explain what was learned (e.g., audiotape, computer download).
Lesson Objective(s)(Stated in observable and measurable terms)
Using student-created Glog, the student will work in a small group to visually and orally show 3 characteristics of one of the five senses with80% accuaracy as outlined on rubric.
Assessment Plan(What will be done to determine if lesson objectives have been met?)
Student Glog CreationStudent rubric
Animoto on 5 senses; 4 student computers with glogster accounts; projector; rubric
Inclusion Techniques for Students with Special Needs:
Use of cooperative grouping; teacher and peer assistance; verbal prompts, encouragement and praise; re-directives given as necessary
Time will likely not permit for enrichment activities, but if they do students can visit the “What can I do now that I’m through” chart
Lesson Differentiation (What modifications/accommodations will be made to ensure that ALL students have access to and are able toparticipate in the lesson):
All students—Use of multiple modalities: visual, kinesthetic, tactile, auditoryLower—any technique mentioned above in inclusion techniquesHigher—visit “What can I do now that I’m through” chart for additional activities (including webquests, stories, journaling, listening center, etc.)
Introduction/Motivational Activities/Anticipatory Set:
Sing song learned yesterday on five senses and show students Animoto to review five senses.