Lesson PlanningWaynesburg UniversityPre-Instructional Planning:The thought process that leads to the development of quality, meaningful lesson plans
Guiding questions that will provide the framework for the lesson. (Respond to eachquestion.)
will you be teaching? (Identify student grade level as well as academic functioning level and specific needs of individual students)4
grade students, mid-year academic level.
(if anybody) will assist with the presentation of this lesson, and what will their role be?Teacher
is the long range goal(s) that is tied to this lesson?The students will be able to identify the different parts of the solar system and describe different elements in the solar system.
is the specific learning objective(s) for this lesson?The objectives will vary depending on the lesson. Each lesson will focus on a different part of the solar system.
prerequisite skills/knowledge will students need to effectively access and participate in this lesson?The students will need to have skills in: compare/contrast, analyzing information, communication, and basic computer skills.Prior knowledge that the students would have: Earth is a planet, Sun is the center of the solar system, Sun is a Star,Planets move around the sun.
within the stages of learning will this lesson be presented? (Is it a learning acquisition lesson, learning fluencylesson, learning maintenance lesson, or learning generalization lesson?)There will be more than one stage of learning presented in these lessons including: learning acquisition and learninggeneralization.
will this lesson be completed? (Will it be a one-day lesson or a multiple day lesson?)These lessons would part of a 2 week unit on the solar system. The lessons themselves will vary from 1 day to multipleday lessons.
hould this lesson be presented to ensure maximum student access and participation? (computer lab, classroom,science lab…) AND
materials will be needed?These lessons will be presented primarily in the classroom (which is a science lab), however some lessons will require acomputer lab.Materials needed: Computers, printers, solar system model, paper, pencils, art supplies.