Section 1: Classroom and Student Factors/Grouping
Classroom and student factors and their effect on planning, teaching, and assessing students are meaningful for the development of the lesson and skillfully described.
Section 1: Standards and Learning Targets/Objectives
The objective is performance-driven, measurable, developmentally-appropriate, and directly aligned with the state standard.
Section 1: Academic Language
An ideal list of academic terms is included along with innovative and engaging strategies for teaching the new terms.
Section 1: Resources, Materials, Equipment, and Technology
Resources, materials, equipment, and technology are innovative and enhance the lesson.
Section 2: Anticipatory Set
Anticipatory set is designed to creatively engage students and meaningfully activate prior knowledge.
Section 2: Multiple Means of Representation
The means of representation creatively presents content using a variety of developmentally-appropriate methods or tools. Thoughtfully addresses the needs of diverse learners outlined on the template.
Section 2: Multiple Means of Engagement
The means of engagement innovatively allow students to explore, practice, and apply the content and academic language. Meaningfully addresses the needs of diverse learners outlined on the template.
Section 2: Multiple Means of Expression
Planned formative and summative assessments are well-aligned to the stated learning objectives and standards, and they effectively and creatively identify multiple means for response, selection, and composition to accommodate all learners. Well-crafted formative assessments are designed to provide data on student performance for monitoring and adjusting instruction and provide students feedback so they can evaluate and adjust their own learning. Summative assessments are comprehensive and cohesive in form and function.
Section 2: Extension Activity and/or Homework
Extension activities and/or homework are creative and developmentally appropriate, and clearly relate to the developed lesson.
Reflection thoroughly summarizes three instructional strategies included in the lesson and why they were chosen. Insufficiently details how these strategies promote collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity.
Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)
Submission is virtually free of mechanical errors. Word choice reflects well-developed use of practice and content-related language