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Mini Lesson Plan #1 Small Group or Whole Class

Instruction
Intern Name: Allison Schuster

School: CHMS

Due: Monday

The target objectives for you are:
• To become comfortable in the role of teacher.
• To effectively communicate with cooperating teacher.
• To understand the process of constructing a lesson plan and concepts to be taught.
• To implement existing instructional strategies and materials to facilitate student
learning.
• To maintain student attention while teaching a lesson plan.
Date of Lesson:10/7/16

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 7th

General Unit of Study

Name of unit: “The Outsiders”

Day’s Lesson Concept

Name of lesson concept: Themes

Learner Characteristics

Number of students:29
Age(s): 12-13
Boys: 19
Girls: 8
Special Needs: One student uses computer instead of writing
Behavior Problems: Speaking out of turn, easily distracted

Content Objectives

What are two or three main things you want them to learn
from your lesson, WRITTEN AS MEASUREABLE OBJECTIVES.
Today the students will be able to:
1-Identify at least 1 theme in “The Outsiders”
2-Be able to determine the main idea or theme from
an example I give them

Umbrella Question to be answered with this lesson:

How will you link the new materials to prior learning?
I will link it to chapters previously read.
Process of Learning

What will students do?
They will sit through a powerpoint and then will spirt the
themes/main ideas out loud. And then as a class for a
second powerpoint.
How long will be spent on each part (timing)?
20 min; 5 min
Will all students be doing the same thing?
Yes

Post assessment

How will you know if students understand the content
objectives?
It will be obvious through the game, but I will frequently ask
them if they are getting it.
When will assessment occur?
Throughout.

Instructional Strategies
• Introduction/transitions
• Teacher talking
• Questioning
• Student interactions
• Individual seat work
• Small group work
• Activity
• Lesson closure

How will you get the student’s attention (hook)?
The first slide will have an interesting picture.
Which strategies are you going to use (list)?
-Talking
-Small group work
-Activity
-Lesson closure
How are you going to teach this lesson?
Through the powerpoint and game up in front of the class.
How will you summarize and check for understanding?
I will re-cap frequently. I will walk around during the activity
to see if any student is struggling.

Instructional Materials
• Textbook
• Writing on board
• Projecting
• Visuals
• Worksheets (name)
• Homework

What materials will you use to teach the lesson?
-Projecting
-Visuals
-Paper
-Exit slip

ITT/ mini lesson plan 1 8/16/do