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Appendix 1

LESSON PLAN
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

LESSON ORGANISATION
Year Level:

Time:

Date: March 2, 2015

Students Prior Knowledge:


1. Have read the set text, A Midsummer Nights
Dream

Learning Area: ENGLISH

2. Computer-literate and familiar with ICT tool


Prezi

Strand/Topic from the Australian Curriculum


LITERATURE: Literature and context; Responding to
literature; Examining literature; Creating literature
General Capabilities (that may potentially be covered in the lesson)
Critical and
Literacy
ICT
creative thinking
competence
Cross-curriculum priorities (may be addressed in the lesson)
History (English history); Drama studies
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
histories and cultures
Proficiencies:(Mathematics only)

Ethical
behaviour

Asia and Australias engagement with Asia

Intercultural
understanding

Sustainability

Lesson Objectives (i.e. anticipated outcomes of this lesson, in point form beginning with an action verb)
As a result of this lesson, students will be able to:
1. describe the nature and sociocultural aspects of Elizabethan Theatre
2. describe the significance of the historical playwright William Shakespeare
3. describe the plot and at least one of the themes of A Midsummer Nights Dream.
Teachers Prior Preparation/Organisation:
1. Ensure all students have access to computers and
the internet.
2. Ensure the Weebly site, the Prezi presentation nad
student ICT activities are functioning.
3. Have compiled class discussion questions.

Provision for students at educational risk:


Not applicable

LESSON EVALUATION (to be completed AFTER the lesson)


Assessment of Lesson Objective and Suggestions for Improvement:
TBA

Teacher self-reflection and self-evaluation:


TBA


[OFFICIAL USE ONLY] Comments by classroom teacher, HOPP, supervisor:
TBA

Time
8:30am

LESSON DELIVERY (attach worksheets, examples, marking key, etc, as relevant)


Resources/References
Motivation and Introduction:
Align these with the
segment where they will
be introduced.
1. Introduce team members (Bianca)
2. Ask students to open Weebly and launch the Prezi
Lesson Steps (Lesson content, structure, strategies & Key Questions):

8:35

1. Welcome year 9s (Karen)


2. Lesson overview
3. Present first topic: Elizabethan Theatre

8:40
8:45
8:50

4. Present second topic: William Shakespeare (Clemence)


5. Present third topic: A Midsummer Nights Dream (Bianca)
6. ICT activity: mindmap of the web of relationships in the theme of love
in A Midsummer Nights Dream. (Teacher to assist students where
necessary, prompting them of the role of particular characters).
7. ICT activity: quiz on basic elements of the play.

8:58

Lesson Closure:(Review lesson objectives with students)


1. Review the Lesson introduction (Karen)
2. Explain the preparation required for next weeks lesson.
Transition: (What needs to happen prior to the next lesson?)
1. During the week students should review the Prezi and mindmap as at
the start of lesson two lesson the class will complete a 12-question
revision quiz on the three topics covered in lesson one.
2. Students must also give some thought to which one of eight main
characters in the play they would like to be, as beginning next week
they will be writing that characters daily diary that focuses on their
characters role in the web of love and deception.
Assessment: (Were the lesson objectives met? How will these be judged?)
At the start of lesson two lesson the class will complete a 12-question
revision quiz on the three topics covered in lesson one.
ED4632 Tuesday 8:30 class discussion:
The class will be divided into groups of four, and discussion topics will
be distributed. Groups are to discuss the topics for five minutes and
then contribute to a whole-of-class critique of the presentation.