Learning Plan Template
Foundations of Lesson Plan
Content Areas and Developmental Domains
Identify the content area(s) and developmental domain(s) you will address in this learning experience.
Identify one early learning standard that informed your planning of this learning experience.
Briefly describe your goal(s) or desired outcome(s) of the learning experience.
List texts, websites, writing/art supplies, props/artifacts, assistive technology, computer software, Internet resources, audio/visual media, and other tools and materials needed for this experience.
Align all activities with the standard(s), goal(s), and context.
Describe initial teacher-and-child activities that establish a warm connection and capture children’s attention. Answer the following:
How will you draw children into the lesson, capture their attention, make them feel connected and included?
How will you relate the lesson to children’s interests, prior knowledge, and families/communities?
Building/Applying Knowledge and Skills
Describe specifically, and in a step-by-step fashion, what you and the children will do in all activities and transitions that are part of this learning experience. Make sure each activity is meaningful and supports your goal(s). Be sure to consider specific content areas and developmental domains that are relevant to the learning experience.
For each activity, explain how the activity might be differentiated to meet the needs of individual children, including children with exceptionalities. Give specific examples related to particular children in the classroom that you observed.