Evaluating lesson plans | Education homework help

The opportunity to critically evaluate and reflect on your   experiences enhances professional growth. By comparing the lesson plan   you created in Topic 6 to another teacher’s lesson plan, you   will be able to see your own areas of strength as well as   opportunities for growth as you improve your professional practice.

For this assignment, locate a lesson online  that includes, at   minimum, a state or national standard and learning objective for a   grade level and content area of your choice.

Using the “COE Lesson Plan Template” for reference,   evaluate this lesson plan in 500-750 words based on the following criteria:

  • Thoroughness: Are any of the lesson plan components incomplete     or missing?
  • Alignment: Are the standards, learning     objectives, learning and teaching activities, and assessments     aligned?  If misaligned, how could the teacher revise the     lesson to better align all the components?
  • Cross-curricular     connections: Are there connections to other subject areas regarding     learning and teaching activities? If none, suggest how     cross-curricular instruction could be integrated.
  • Formal     and informal assessments: What assessments are included? Do they     measure student mastery of learning objectives?
  • Differentiation: Is differentiation included in this plan? How     will the teacher ensure each child is supported?
  • Reflection: Based on your analysis, what changes would you make     in this lesson plan if you were to administer it to the “Class     Profile? Justify the instructional choices you made based on     curriculum goals and student learning needs.

Include the URL for the lesson plan you evaluated with your submission.