Ommon Course Assignment: Lesson Plan and Curriculum Framework
the order composed with 2 parts
and I would like to have the whole thing base on 3rd grade class.
please following the instruction carefully and please message me if you have any questions
Part 1: Essay
Write a two pages essay describing your beliefs about teaching and learning that frame your lesson. Your essay
should include at least two references to course readings. (the book is Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issues, Fifth Editionand I will provide E-book log in info for you on course smart in a separate message, please do use the book and site it in APA style)
The essay should answer the following questions:
1. What is the background of the students that you anticipate teaching this lesson to? (Include class demographics and
any sub-groups such as language and cultural groups)
2. Why is the knowledge that you teach in this lesson valuable?
3. What roles do the teacher and the learners play in this lesson?
4. How is your philosophy about teaching and learning demonstrated in this lesson?
Part 2: Lesson Plan
The Lesson Plan must be original. It must not derive from any other source of lesson plans such as books of lesson plans, Internet collections of lesson plans, etc.
The Lesson Plan should include the following:
1. Lesson/Unit Title: The title of your lesson plan should be concise, clear, and descriptive. It should accurately
describe the purpose of the lesson.
2. Lesson Topic
3. Grade Level
4. Introduction: Here you provide a brief overview of your lesson where you describe the
what students are to learn, and any activities or assessments that you think are particularly noteworthy.
5. Learning Objectives: To create a foundation and structure for your lesson develop at least 3 learning objectives.
You can use the following sites for guidance in creating your goals and objectives:
Penn State: Writing Instructional Goals and Objectives
UCSD: Writing Instructional Objectives
6. Curriculum Alignment: This is where you describe the relationship of your lesson plan
to the Common Core
Standards that will be introduced/reinforced during the course of the lesson. Use
the engageNY site to identify
Common Core standards and resources. Donat overload your lesson/unit with standards; two or three should be sufficient.
7. Classroom Time Required: This is where you will specify the amount of time you will need to schedule your lesson.
Depending on your lesson this could be minutes, hours, class periods, or weeks. Be specific when you describe your
8. Materials: Describe the materials that will be used during the lesson, including materials
used by both the teacher
and the student. This could include (but is not limited to) books, handouts, worksheets, quizzes, flashcards, prizes,
manipulatives, etc. Also, describe the technology resources that both the teacher and students will use during the
lesson. This could include (but is not limited to) computers, tablets, internet connections, printers, scanners,
application software, projectors, DVD players, digital cameras, calculators, etc. Be specific, list the number of
resources need per student or group of students.
9. Pre-activities: Here describe:
what the teacher and students need to do before beginning the lesson.
how you will open the lesson to provide motivation and capture student interest.
activities that will help stimulate background knowledge of the topic, remind
students of previous lessons
related to this one, or introduce new vocabulary.
what the teacher must do to prepare for the lesson.
i??10. Vocabulary: What academic and content specific vocabulary (SYNTAX / DISCOURSE) is introduced in this lesson?
i??11. Individual / Team / Full Class Learning Activities: Here you explain step by step what the teacher and students
will do during the lesson. For example, describe the activities that will help students discover what they need to learn;
if students are to create an artifact, what is the process and instructional purpose; if there are group activities, how
will groups be organized, etc.
12. Differentiating Instruction: Describe the multiple entry points youll use for diverse learners, that address individual
studentsa backgrounds and needs.
13. Higher Order Thinking: Describe questions you will ask to engage students in analysis and discussion.
14. Homework: Describe appropriate homework to support the lesson.
15. Assessment: Here you will describe how you will determine whether or to what extent students met the learning
outcomes (standards and objectives) listed at the beginning of the lesson plan. Create and describe both formal and
informal assessments you will use to determine if your instructional objectives are being achieved. A formal
assessment might include a rubric, quiz, essay, lab report, oral presentation, etc. An informal assessment can usually
be classified as classroom discussion participation, in-class journal writing, or even a game. Make sure that your
assessments are aligned with your objectives. Include examples of the assessments that you will use.
16. Closure: Describe:
how you might reinforce and extend student learning
with enrichment activities.
how you will bring the lesson to closure, what summary questions will be used?
what topics come next.