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How to Write a Strong Lesson Plan

When writing a sample lesson plan for an Education course, there are several important pieces of information that need to be included. The following outline and brief description of each part of the plan should help you when you are required to write your own lesson plans. This outline can also be used when planning lessons in an elementary, middle school or high school setting.

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Include the following information in your lesson plan.


Topic: What is your lesson mainly about?

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State Learning Standards: Look up individual learning standards that go with your lesson. Keep in mind that most lessons meet standards in several categories. For example, a social studies lesson may also meet language arts standards if there is a writing or graphic organizer ...

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The ten major decisions that need to be made for a lesson plan are discussed.