I. CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE THE LESSON
Who are my students and how do they learn?
What forms of communication do my students use?
Content area(s) or discipline(s)
Content standards addressed
Prior knowledge and skills
In what varied authentic ways will students demonstrate accomplishment of the objectives?
What criteria will you use to judge students’ success for each objective?
What materials and resources are needed?
How will you incorporate technology?
How will you handle the room arrangement?
How will you handle student grouping?
How will you handle student transitions and misbehavior?
II.OPENING THE LESSON/ INTO
Anticipatory Set - How will you motivate and focus students?
III.PROCESS/STEPS OF INTRUCTION/ THROUGH
How will you describe and model skills?
How will you provide examples and non-examples?
How will teach to the objective(s)?
How will you actively involve students?
What will the teacher do?
What will the student do?
How will students practice alone?
How will you check for understanding?
What will your interventions consist of if the objectives are not being met?
What benchmark criteria will you look for to assess if students are meeting the objectives?
How will you have students summarize their learning?
How will you assess students have met the objectives?
IV.AFTER THE LESSON/BEYOND
How will your structure opportunities for students to continue practice and transfer learning?
1. What went well in the lesson and was it relevant and worthwhile?
What evidence do you have that the lesson went well?
What changes will you make to enhance learning?
What benefits do these changes have for the students and your effectiveness as a teacher?
Fish/Drolet/Leighty, Spring 200619