Lesson plans help classroom teachers to organize their objectives and methodologies in an easy to read format.
Time Required: 30-60 minutes
- Find a lesson plan format that you like. Try this Blank 8-Step Lesson Plan Template for starters.
- Save a blank copy on your computer as a template.
- Fill in the blanks of your lesson plan template. If you are using the 8-Step Template, use these step-by-step instructions as a guide for your writing.
- Label your learning objective as cognitive, affective, psychomotor, or any combination of these.
- Designate an approximate length of time for each step of the lesson.
- List the materials and equipment needed for the lesson.
- Attach a copy of any handouts or worksheets.
- A variety of lesson plan templates can be found in your education classes, from colleagues, or on the Internet.
- Remember that lesson plans come in a variety of formats; just find one that works for you and use it consistently.
- You should aim for your lesson plan to be less than one page long.
What You Need
- Lesson Plan Template
- Well-Defined Learning Objectives
- Materials and Equipment