SIMPLIFIED LESSON PLAN
GRADE(S): Mixed As
NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 9
LESSON TOPIC: Jobs
SOL OBJECTIVES: 2.8d The student will locate information in reference materials. Use available
UNIT TITLE: Careers
UNIT GOALS ADDRESSED: Be able to discuss your future career
RATIONALE FOR THE LESSON: Teach the students how to organize the information they have researched
about their future careers
STUDENT OBJECTIVES: SWBAT - organize information about and discuss their future careers
FORMAL: The students will each create a simple book that describes their future career
INFORMAL: Questioning and observations as they research their careers and create their books
STUDENT MATERIALS: Paper, colored pencils or markers, information about their careers
TEACHER MATERIALS: Rubric, example of the book, model storyboard, blank storyboards
- LEARNING ACTIVITIES:
- After journal writing, I will go over the agenda for the day and set the goal of creating a book.
After five minutes of writing, I will introduce the activity. I will show them my storyboard.
I will explain that it is used to create the ideas for the book before the book is written.
I will have the students take out the information they researched about their career.
I will hand out blank storyboards and model for the students how I created my storyboard.
The students will then create their own storyboards using the information from their research.
I will show them the example of the book.
I will hand out a copy of my book and the rubric.
I will also hand out a copy of written instructions for making the book. The students are familiar with
the the program for making the book.
I will answer any questions they may have.
The students will move into the computer lab to begin working on their books.
DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION: I will give each student a copy of my example and written instructions
to help those that work better from models than from written instructions and vice versa.