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EDU555 CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

WEEK 8 (LESSON PLAN)

Lesson Plan
A lesson plan varies according to subject
Purposes
To help teachers plan and organize the
lesson
To help teachers keep a record of the work
done
To guide teachers during instruction

Parts of a Lesson Plan


A lesson plan should contain four main
elements:
The objectives of the lesson, and the
intended learning outcome
The contents of the lesson
The methods of organizing the content and
the activities
The conclusion and follow-up activities

Important Factors in a Lesson Plan


The objectives and the learning outcomes it
sets out to achieve
Students characteristics
Previous knowledge of the students
Tasks and materials
Time allocation

The Normal Procedures of Planning a


Lesson
Refer to the scheme of work and pick the
appropriate topic
Decide the objectives and learning outcomes
of the lesson
Decide on ways to stage the lesson
Decide on the activities
Check for the balance and variety

Format of a Lesson Plan


Form:
Date: .
Level of Proficiency:
Time: .
Topic:
Objectives: .
Learning Outcomes:
..
...
Previous Knowledge:
...........................
Materials: ..

REAL FORMAT TO BE USED

Conclusion
A lesson plan needs a careful planning
A teacher needs to make sure that the lesson
plan is suitable to the students, achievable
and practical to carry out within the time
allocated.