Serengeti

UNIT FOUR

LESSON PLANNING. [1]

(NB. The numbers in square brackets refer to notes in the Commentary.)

Approx. timing

Programme

Support Mats

00.00

Hand out to each table a copy of the lesson plan for the demonstration lesson taught in Unit 1. [2]

General discussion:

  • What is this?
  • Is it different from the lesson plans you (have to) write? If so, how?
  • What’s the point of lesson plans? [3]

Individual work:

  • Think of a lesson you have recently taught then write out the lesson plan for it. [4]

Lesson Plan from Unit 1

00.45

Whole class:

What do you call different parts of a lesson plan?

a) Get course participants to call out suggestions. Write them up as you go.

b) Discuss the results. [5]

01.00

a) Discuss Lesson Plans Handout in small groups. [6]

b) Introduce A, R, C terminology. [7]

Lesson Plans Ex. 1

01.30

BREAK

02.00

c) Discuss Lesson Types Handout in small groups. [8]


Lesson Plans Ex. 2

02.20

Group Discussions:

a) What are the characteristics of a good lesson plan? [9]

Feedback

b) How can you add variety to a lesson? [10]

Feedback

03.15

Introduce Workshop [11]

Give out topic cards. Groups begin to consider lesson plans.

Workshop Topic Cards

03.30

LUNCH

04.30

Workshop: creating a lesson plan.

Groups continue work to prepare a 45-minute lesson plan at Intermediate level.

Groups set out their lesson plans on large sheets of paper.

Display plans on walls and give time for groups to walk round and examine other people’s plans.