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Lesson Plan using Bloom

Bloom's Taxonomy is explained. A teaching lesson uses characteristics of the Cognitive theory. The lesson includes the following information:

1. topic description
2. audience description
3. terminal performance objective(s) - TPO
4. instructional strategies and methods to be used
5. how to assess transfer of learning for each objective

Part II:
Explain the difference between "instructional theory" and "learning theory." Discuss the conditions of learning and the role of transfer. Provide real life examples as a teacher or a learner that support the analysis of transfer and the learning process.

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As you create your lesson, please use these ideas as a springboard for your project:

1. Topic description: "From Zero to Hero: Studies of Heroism From King Arthur (Arthurian Legends) to Pop Culture." You might also want to call it "Hero Hall of Fame." You might want to investigate how this topic introduces 5th grader English literature students to the concept of hero within literary works using King Arthur as a lens. It also allows them to connect the definition of hero and apply it to real life in terms of pop culture.

2. Audience description:
5th grade English students enjoy the romance, adventure, and themes encompassed by Arthurian legends. They also like to compare these concepts to their own pop culture examples today.

3. Terminal performance objective(s) - TPO
Please refer to this wonderful guide in order to write your objectives using active verbs:
http://nerds.unl.edu/pages/preser/sec/articles/blooms.html

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to

Formulate a working definition of 'hero.'

Organize a list of heroic character traits (T chart or some form of advanced organizer)

Collect examples of pop culture icons who display heroism

Justify why each celebrity, sports star, or icon demonstrates the qualities of a hero

Design a "Hero Hall of Fame" poster or PowerPoint presentation to support this figure's heroic deeds.

Read and comprehend various Arthurian legends

Infer heroism from the Arthurian legend texts

Please feel free to use textbooks or online excerpt to infuse technology into the lesson. Some websites for ...

Solution Summary

Bloom's Taxonomy is explained. A teaching lesson uses characteristics of the Cognitive theory. The lesson includes the following information:

1. topic description
2. audience description
3. terminal performance objective(s) - TPO
4. instructional strategies and methods to be used
5. how to assess transfer of learning for each objective

Part II:
Explain the difference between "instructional theory" and "learning theory." Discuss the conditions of learning and the role of transfer. Provide real life examples as a teacher or a learner that support the analysis of transfer and the learning process.

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