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AISB Lesson Plan Template

Teacher:

Mr. Gabriel Entwistle

Subject:

Japanese
expansion over
China

Lesson Topic:

Class:

IB History 11th

Review on Japans
expansion and the
international response

Date:

January 19 2016

Series / Unit:

Paper 1.- Prescribed Subject:


Japanese Expansion and
German and Italian
Expansion

What will your learning focus be in this lesson based on your evaluation of your students achievements in the previous
lesson?
Learning focus will be centred on students to develop their own questions and inquiries on the contents of chapter 2. Students
have been instructed to previously study the topic at home, and during classes, in order to prepare themselves for writing an IB
History essay (1.000-1.200 words).

Student Learning Objectives will be:


(Students will know, understand, will be able to)

1.

2.

Students will be able to develop questions and


inquiries, regarding the topic of Japanese expansion
and international response, 1931-1945
Students will be able to write a comprehensive essay,
addressing the following question: To what extent did
Japans expansion over China enable an international
response which led the country to be involved in the
Second World War?

3.

Your strategies to check that Student Learning Objectives have


been achieved:
(Q/A, test, activity, Homework task, etc.)
1.

Group activity: writing questions and inquiries about topic

2.

Essay (1.000-1.200 words).

3.

Differentiation Strategies: (By question type, task, outcome, time, grouping, support, feedback, resource, etc.)
Plan for the less able students:
1.

Provide 25 minutes to work on their review questions/inquiries

2.

Group work: students work in groups of 3 or 4.


Develop follow up, circulating among groups, and facilitating answers

3.

4. Start essay writing

Plan for the more able students:


Provide 15 minutes to work on their review questions/inquiries
1.

2.

Group work: students work in groups of 3 or 4.

3. Develop follow up, circulating among groups, and facilitating answers.


4. Start essay writing

Links to curriculum aims and framework:


Students will learn to be responsible and self-sufficient with the task, since they need to study
previously, in order to accomplish the lesson objectives. On the other hand, the lesson plan seeks
students to develop writing comprehensive essays, which is something central on the IB

Attainment level(s) targeted:


1.

Students prepare
their inquiries and
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curriculum
2.

Keywords for the lesson:

Japanese expansion, World War II, international response

Citizenship / Pastoral / Value links:

Critical thinking, to be inquirer and reflective

Resources for pupils & teacher:

Computer, Power Point, Projector, writing sheets

Use of ICT in the lesson:

Internet (Google for searching maps), computer

questions
Students write
successful essays on
the studied topic

Structure of lesson:
Stages in lesson

Time

Teacher activity

Pupil activity

Starter Activity:
3 min

Main part of lesson:


Get them to work in
groups, to share and
compare their own
inquiries

Plenary:
There will be no plenary.
Students will work
individually on their
essays

15-35
min

45
min

Instruct students to organize in groups

Organize in groups

Circle around the class, following up,


assisting students with questions and
inquiries. Spend more time with students
who are less prepared

Work on inquiries and questions

Invigilate that students accomplish work


individually

Work individually on their essays

Homework: no HW

Contingency Plans: (e.g. your Plan B in the event of unforeseen episodes)


1.

Students can ask for some quick review of the contents of the chapter

Evaluation of Lesson:
Which pupil learning outcomes were achieved?

Evidence for this?

1.

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What Went Well (www) and Even Better If (ebi) (Evidence for this?)
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ebi

What will you change for next time to ensure that student learning outcomes are achieved and that pupils make progress?

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