Unit 4: Tying it All Together: Create a Lesson Plan

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Objectives

  • The participant will create a final lesson plan example focused on pragmatic instruction strategies of their choice.
  • The participant will demonstrate their understanding of pragmatic and how it relates to their language education knowledge and experience through a justification/explanation of their created lesson plan.
  • The participant will demonstrate their ability and motivation to further educate themselves on pragmatics instruction by navigating the internet to find outside resources and adding sources to a comprehensive final list.

Mini-Lecture

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For this unit, we won't be introducing new material on pragmatics instruction. Instead, you will focus on your lesson plan. As instructors, it is likely you already know how to create a lesson plan; however I will provide examples to aid in the process. To create your lesson plan, you should be combining the activities you used in the past three units in addition to the new and existing knowledge you have on language education to come up with a comprehensive mini lesson plan.

Lesson Plan Templates

No matter which lesson plan you choose to use, make sure that it properly addresses the prompts and instruction in your learning journal in the Section 4 Activities.

  1. You can find one list of lesson plan templates available for download by clicking here
  2. You can also download a lesson plan template from here
Tips for Planning
  • Choose a speech act or topic to focus on (grammar, vocab, etc.) and build from there.
    • Many find it easier to use a grammar point and work off of that.
  • Take into account the proficiency level of your students. Do not provide work that is too difficult or too easy for them.
  • Provide opportunities for students to relate their native and target cultures.
  • Make the activities engaging, age-appropriate, and keep in mind the motivations of your learners.

Additionally you can watch a video with some basic tips below:

To-Do

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Activities

  1. Fill out your activity journal
  2. Optional: Post your journal response in the Unit 4 discussion board.

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References and Resources

  1. Template Hub. 2019. 39 Free Lesson Plan Templates (MS Word and PDFs). Retrieved from https://www.templatehub.org/lesson-plan-templates-12.html