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Lesson Plan Format

Class:

Date:

Time: Start: _________________________

Stage 2 Year 4

Finish: _________________________
Lesson Topic:
Earths Environments Farming in Australia
HSIE
Recent Prior Experience (specific relevant concepts, skills and values the school students have experienced prior to this lesson):
Key Learning Area:

Syllabus Outcome(s):
One or two only. Please note the syllabus
reference number AND write out in full.

Indicators of Learning for this lesson:


Behaviours that contribute toward achievement of outcome(s).
Quote syllabus numbers. Must be clear, specific, observable.
Curriculum Content Strands may be used as headings.

Assessment:
Strategies which will be used to assess
learners attainment of learning outcomes.
Should be linked to each learning indicator.

GE2.1
describes
characteristics
and
features of places and the ways
people, places and environments
interact

By the end of this lesson, the students will:


- describe ways people interact with
environments through using farm machinery

- Discussion and questioning

GE2.2
- examines views of people about
management
of
places
and
environment

places

and

- Completed worksheets

- be able to identify and discuss peoples views about the


management of places within environments and the effects
machinery has on environments

- T observation during class

Any safety issues to be considered:

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Resources:
List resources you used in preparing the lesson AND those used in the lesson implementation.
Farm machinery worksheet, laptops

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LESSON SEQUENCE
Lesson Content / Indicators of Learning
(What is Taught):
Note key skills, concepts and values
addressed in each section. Link to your
Indicators of Learning.

Timing
(mins)

Teaching Strategies / Learning Experiences:


(How it is taught)
Write detailed steps showing what the teacher (T) will do and
what students (Ss) will do.

Resources and Organisation:

10min

T introduces subject to Ss by displaying a selection of pictures


of farm machinery on either smartboard or pictures already
printed for example, a machine used to milk cows, a plough, a
fruit picker, a combine harvester. T and Ss discuss these
machinery and Ss may add on any they know.

Computer
Smartboard
Pictures of farm machinery

35min

T displays on smartboard a machine used to milk cows


picture, asks Ss a series of questions:
What job does this piece of machinery do on a farm?
(Milks a number of cows at one time)

Computer
Smartboard

INTRODUCTION
What are the types of machinery used on
farms and what role do they play?
Describe purpose of a piece of farm
machinery

DEVELOPMENT
Predict how farm machinery may look in the
future.

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How do you think that this job was done prior to the
introduction of this machine? (eg. Milk a cow by hand)
What are the advantages of using such a machine?
(Increased production of milk, quicker)
Can you think of any disadvantages?
Can you think of how this machine might change in the
future?

T asks Ss to choose one of the farm machine pictures


displayed. T shows Ss Farm Machinery worksheet and models
to Ss how T would like it to be done. T tells Ss they will now
start the worksheet on Farm Machinery that has the series of
questions already modelled. Ss may use laptops, Ipads or
classroom books from the library to research and answer
these questions.

10 min

Farm machinery pictures


Farm machinery worksheet
Laptops
Ipads
Information books

T asks Ss to finish what they are doing and explains they will
have time to do more at another stage.
T asks Ss to think about ways in which they can care for the
environment, eg. rubbish in bin, recycling etc. T asks Ss to
discuss/share their thoughts or ideas.

CLOSURE
5min

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T discusses and reflects with Ss on what was learnt today. T


finishes by telling Ss to think more about their ideas on caring
for the environment, especially think about farmers and ways
they have or may care for the land they are using for the next
lesson.
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(add further pages as required)

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Pre-Service Teachers Evaluation (write reflections on the following):

Assessment of Learning Outcomes


To what extent did the learners achieve the intended learning outcomes?

Describe the evidence you have for this.

Outline the follow-up to this lesson for the learners.

_________________________________________________________________________________________

Evaluation of Teaching
Identify the teaching strategies / learning experiences that were most effective. Explain why.
Identify the teaching strategies / learning experiences that were least effective. Explain why.
How appropriate was the timing throughout the various sections of the lesson? Why?
Describe how the selection and use of resources supported learning in the lesson.
Identify what motivated the students. Explain why.
Identify the classroom management strategies that were most effective. Explain why.
What was most satisfying about the lesson?

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Based on these reflections, outline the steps you should now take to improve your teaching in future lessons.

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