Simple Lesson Plan Example

Simple Lesson Plan Example

NSG4028 / Concepts of Teaching and Learning

Simple Lesson Plan Example

1. Introduction • This lesson will help young children, who happen to be hospitalized

elementary-school students, review information about the food

pyramid.

2. Purpose / Rationale for the Lesson

• This lesson is important because it will help students learn more about

healthy eating habits.

• This lesson will provide the student with information that can be used

after he/she has been discharged from the hospital.

• The lesson will raise students’ awareness about the food pyramid.

• The lesson will help students develop skills in using the Internet to find

information.

3. Goals and Objectives

Instructional Goals • The goal of this lesson is to raise students’ awareness about healthy

eating and to provide printed material as well as Internet information for

future reference.

Learning Objectives

Cognitive

• As a result of this lesson, students will be able to identify specific foods

in each category with 90% accuracy.

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Affective

• During a class discussion, students should be able to express their

opinions about what constitutes healthy eating habits. Every student

will participate in the discussion.

Psychomotor

• After a demonstration, students will able to search the Internet to find

information about the food pyramid and complete a worksheet with

90% accuracy.

4. Instructional Methods and Evaluation of Learning

Objective Content Instructional

Method

Time

Allotted

Resources Method of

Assessment/Evaluation

Cognitive

Domain:

Identify

specific foods

in each

category

Give a brief lecture

about the food

pyramid and its

purpose.

Use a lecture guide

(handout) with

pictures to guide

students through the

food groups.

Invite students to

participate in the

discussion by asking

them to identify

foods in each

category and check

Lecture,

Discussion

10 min.

Handout

For Learners:

Group-Discussion

Complete lecture

guide/handout.

For Instructor:

Reflective Thoughts

about Lesson

Suggestions for

Revision

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Objective Content Instructional

Method

Time

Allotted

Resources Method of

Assessment/Evaluation

them off on the

handout.

Affective

Domain:

Express an

opinion about

what

constitutes

healthy

eating habits

Ask students to

consider their normal

eating habits and the

foods they like to eat

most often.

Brainstorm a list of

what students

consider to be

healthy eating

habits.

Ask students to give

the reasons for their

responses.

Evaluate the list as a

group. Agree on a

list of healthy eating

habits.

Whole-group

discussion

Brainstorming

10 min.

Chalk board

or white

board

For Learners:

Group-Discussion

For Instructor:

Reflective Thoughts

about Lesson

Suggestions for

Revision

Psychomotor

Domain:

Search the

Internet to

find

information

about the

food pyramid

Demonstrate how

students can visit the

Web site below.

Ask them to read

information provided

for specific food

groups.

Demonstration

Computer

assisted

instruction

20 min.

PC or

McIntosh

Access to the

Internet

Web sites:

Food

Pyramid-

For Learners:

Worksheet

For Instructor:

Reflective Thoughts

about Lesson

Suggestions

For Revision

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Objective Content Instructional

Method

Time

Allotted

Resources Method of

Assessment/Evaluation

Have students

identify suggested

serving sizes and

vitamin content,

which they will use to

complete the

worksheet.

Food Label

Connection

http://fda.gov/

fdac/special

/foodlabel/pyr

amid.html

Dietary

Guidelines

for

Americans

http://www.na

l.usda.gov/

fnic/Dietary/9

dietgui.htm

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