Lesson Planning Books

Lesson Planning for English Language Teachers

Lesson Planning Books

Lesson Planning for English Language Teachers

Emma July 13, 2018

How to Write a Lesson Plan: Introduction to Basic Lesson Design and the 8 Keys to Good Planning, by Lynn Melby Gordon

In this short ebook about lesson planning, you can find out how to write a lesson objective and draft a practical lesson plan using a classic and adaptable lesson plan outline. Eight key elements related to good lesson design are reviewed:

  1. Motivation,
  2. Explaining the objective,
  3. Input, examples, and multiple representations
  4. Modeling,
  5. Checking for understanding,
  6. Guided practice,
  7. Independent practice,
  8. Formal assessment or informal evaluation of the objective.

The book also includes a blank lesson plan template, a sample written lesson plan, as well as a list of verbs to help you write precise performance objectives.

The Art of Lesson Planning: A Handbook for Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Kindle Edition/ebook, by Mike Cattlin

This publication on lesson planning is intended as a handbook for English language teachers at various stages of their career.