To get familiarized with the components of a lesson plan.
To plan a lesson.
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a. Objectives to develop:
the basic skills (speaking, reading, listening and writing) and,
the life skills (including cultural information)
controlled (e.g., repetition)
free format (e.g., interviewing each other).
Clustering according to the activity.
c. Materials and resources.
realia (reallife materials like bus schedules and childrens report cards)
visual aids, teachermade handouts, textbooks, flip chart and markers, overhead projector, tape recorder, laptops, etc.
Warm-up/Review to activate the schema.
Introduction to a new lessonfocuses the learners attention on the objective of the new lesson. Relates the objective to their lives. (Meaningfulness)
Presentationintroduces new information, checks learner comprehension of the new material, and models the tasks that the learners will do in the practice stage
Practiceopportunities to practice/apply the new information. Production: Controlled/Free practice.
Evaluationhow well they have grasped the lesson. (Direct or Indirect)
SequencingMove logically. Are transitions between activities smooth?
PacingAre activities the right length and varied?
Level of difficulty.
Accounting for individual differences. Are all students actively involved?
Monitoring learner versus teacher talk.
TimingWas the amount of time allotted for each part of the lesson sufficient? If the planned lesson finishes early, is there a backup activity ready?(Time-filler) If the lesson wasnt completed as planned, how can the next class be better. (reflective teaching)