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Collaborative lesson plan example

  1. 1. Collette Knight Collaborative Lesson Plan Page 1 Collaborative Lesson PlanLibrary Media Specialist’s Name: Ms. KnightOther team members’ names and roles (if applicable): Ms. SchreiberTitle of Lesson: History of Transportation – STAAR ReviewIntended Grade Level(s): 3rd GradeNumber of Students Involved: 8Length of Lesson (Number of periods, days, minutes, etc.): 2 daysAASL 21st Century Learner Standard(s) addressed (4 possible):2.1c Information skills instruction is based on student interests and learning needs and is linkedto student achievement.2.3a Candidates employ strategies to integrate the information literacy curriculum with contentcurriculum.TEKS (optional):English Language Arts2 Reading/Beginning Reading/Strategies: Students comprehend a variety of texts on usefulstrategies as needed. (26) Research/Gathering Sources. Students determine, locate, and explore the full rangeof relevant sources addressing a research question and systematically record the information theygather. (C) Take simple notes and sort evidence into provided categories or an organizer.Technology4A Apply appropriate electronic research4B Acquire Information6A Apply critical analysis to resolve information conflicts and validate information.8B Use electronic tools and research skills to build a knowledge base regarding a topic, task, orassignmentGoals and Objectives of the Lesson:
  2. 2. Collette Knight Collaborative Lesson Plan Page 1Students will be able to retell the order of important events in chronological order/sequence.Students will be able to locate and explore relevant sources using Netrekker.Students will be able to perform an internet search, sort response list, and navigate web pages inNetrekker.Students will be able to record simple notes and place information into a time line.What Is the Problem to Be Solved:What types of transportation are there and when were they invented?Proposed Learning Activities and Projects:Social Studies Lesson on types of transportation using Scott Foresman curriculum, includingreading the chapter, completing main idea/supporting details graphic organizer, and individualcompletion of review questions.Lesson on how to use Netrekker to locate websites including locating a virtual transportationmuseum, performing a scavenger hunt, completing a time line worksheet.List of Materials and Technology Needed for Lesson:Student computers, access to Netrekker website, Time line anchor chart, Time Line worksheets,pencilsResponsibilities of Each Team Member (What will each of you do/teach in the lesson?)Example: Day 1, Day 2, etc. or a similar format.Day 1, Ms. Schreiber will conduct a social studies lesson on transportation from the ScottForesman textbook. She will preteach key vocabulary words, students will take turns reading thechapter aloud, she will review by having students complete the main idea/supporting detailsgraphic organizer together as a class, students will then complete the review handout. Day 2, Iwill conduct the lesson on Netrekker within the library, while each student is using a studentcomputer.Description of Information Literacy Skills Integrated into the Lesson:Students will become familiar with the Netrekker website. Students will conduct a search usingkey words. Students will sort the results list by readability level. Students will learn how torecognize links and follow them. Students will use the <Back> button to navigate a website.Students will also critically think about the search results and determine whether the informationfound will be useful for the assignment.Description of How Student Learning Will Be Assessed:
  3. 3. Collette Knight Collaborative Lesson Plan Page 1The teacher will assess by observation, higher order thinking skills questions, how well studentsparticipate in the completion of the graphic organizers, grading the review sheet, and verifyingthat students completed the Time Line worksheet correctly.How Will You Evaluate the success of the Collaborative Planning Process?I will evaluate the success of this lesson by assessing the students during the interactive lessonand the completion of their worksheets. Also, I will ask the students how they feel about theirexperience with Netrekker. Student responses to the review questions will also assist me indetermining whether the lesson was successful. I will also meet with the third grade teacher Iworked with and together we will discuss how well the lessons worked and if there is anythingwe would add or change.